Research from Yeo Valley Organic (www.yeovalley.co.uk) has revealed a nutritional divide for the nation’s tots. Some babies are being brought up on organic foods while others are being weaned on fast food, pizzas and Chinese takeaways. Nearly a quarter of the new mums interviewed for the report said that they would allow their babies to […]
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From birth to potty, a baby can use up to five thousand disposable nappies. This is the automatic option for most parents as they are seen to be cheap and convenient. Other parents are becoming more concerned about the environmental costs of disposable nappies and are looking for real alternatives.
All gardeners spend the warm, wet Welsh summer doing battle with slugs, but organic gardeners shouldn’t resort to slug pellets to save their plants as they can pose a risk to other wildlife. This article gives some ideas for natural alternative solutions to try instead. There are thirty different types of slug in Britain. The […]
A tasty supper dish for the brief British asparagus season in late Spring.
Uses mostly store-cupboard ingredients.
Mackerel is at its best in the summer, cooked as soon after they are caught as possible, and they combine well with a glut of home-grown tomatoes for a main meal with a Mediterranean flavour. (Serves 6.)
Courgettes are easy to grow but you can quickly find yourself with a glut and in need of new ways to cook them all!
The origins of this classic dish are unknown but it has been around since at east the 18th century, when it was served as an alternative to rich pastry sweets.