How long to boil an egg

September 14, 2010 Trish Ish 0

How to soft boil and hard boil eggs There are a few ideas on how to boil eggs, you may want to experiment with some until you find the one you feel comfortable with. Remember […]

Elsinore Bread by Andy Hamilton

November 1, 2009 Andy Hamilton 0

Although I’m not entirely sure where this bread got its name from, perhaps it was baked in Shakespearian times.  The only reference I can find for Elsinore is from the city in Denmark where Hamlet […]


October 30, 2009 Trish Ish 5

Common Comfrey is related to both the herb ‘borage’ and the similar plant ‘Russian comfrey.’   Herbalists have used it for centuries, including the classical Greeks and the Turks.   Its old English name was […]

Iron, Calcium and Salt

October 30, 2009 Trish Ish 3

IronIron is useful throughout the body but it is mainly present in our blood where it is attached to a molecule known as haemoglobin. It is the presence of these haemoglobin molecules that gives us […]

Rosemary rosmarinus officinalis – growing, medicinal, sowing, cuttings

May 3, 2009 Andy Hamilton 1

Rosemary is an aromatic herb from the libiatae (mint) family and is a gardeners friend as it is known to be a natural insect replant. If left unchecked it can grow to over 2m (6.6ft) tall, regular picking and pruning will keep your plant more manageable. It has needle like grey\green leaves and its flowers are small and pale blue/pink in colour. There are several decorative variegated types, but none are as hardy as the ordinary green rosemary […]

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