Everyone prepaing, cooking and enjoying themselves. After a busy week cooking and teaching this week will bring lots of fun: Decorating the summer room to update an old barn is on the agenda this week. It’s rewarding to see the room progress. I remember when I was painting the kitchen I loved it

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A weekend of cooking great meaty dishes from lamb and potato curry and roast chicken using a simple marinade to perk up any roast diner. A workshop at Midsomer Quilter www.midsomerquilters.co.uk looking at Gujarati textiles focus on embroidery was great fun and discussions conducted about the tribe. This week is a fun packed busy week,

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Montague Inn – Shepton Montague, Somerset. This week I have been fortunate enough to conduct two demonstrations. Firstly, at the Montague Inn, Shepton Montague, Somerset. Sean O’Callaghan welcomed me to his guests who are all curry enthusiasts. The group sampled homemade chutney, popodoms and vegetarian curries. They then sat and ate the ‘No’ Butter Chicken, with

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  This week has been great, with a meeting at Wincanton WIBN, discussing current business opportunities and linking with new networks. A cookery session with mother and son who are keen to learn how to use spices correctly and to make a flavourful curry using only six spices for a vegetarian meal – Introduction to

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With the cold weather and snow this weekend, I have warmed up my kitchen with some tasty homemade fine cut peel marmalade. I have given the preserve a sweet cumin twist that has added sweetness to the bitter Seville  orange. The marmalade has particularly worked well with pork sausages, boiled ham and in my sandwiches.

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Cooking and testing recipes this week – making rasmalai a delicious Indian pudding Teaching Chicken and Lamb session tomorrow to four budding cooks on Thursday Cooking Chicken curry, rice, nann bread and salad is on the menu at the Valley Added Community Project on Friday with Bollywood dancers and live music for all to enjoy

This week has been spent meeting lovely ladies at the WIBN South West Region Wincanton discussing business ideas and networking opportunities and letting everyone know about my very first wine and curry evening on 1st December at Clapton Village Hall – limited places available. Booking essential! Twenty minute audition with the WI at Conygre Hall,

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