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Rural People and Issues : Recipes

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Gozleme, the Turkish version of pizza. I think of it at this time each year because our winter vegetables lend themselves so well as fillings for this simple-to-make meal.

My mother in law sent this to me from across the ditch and it is all good !!

Pimm's No. 1 is a gin-based liquor made in England

Whether it is from Christmas, New Year, a Harvest Dinner or from a massive Family Gathering,

Okay - so you have eaten them fresh with spoonfuls of sugar, you have mushed them up with brown sugar and poured them over cornflakes for breakfast

This pie just has to be the Albanian equivalent of bubble and squeak because it uses up all the leftovers in the fridge and turns them into a dish fit for a king.

This is the time of the year when there is no longer the demand being placed on every drop of milk being wrung out of every willing, and sometimes not so willing, udder.

Tomatoes have not been an easy crop to grow this season.

A delicious and warming soup!

One of the most wonderful things about Horseradish is the way it looks after itself.

If you have the good fortune to own a well established lemon tree - treasure it.

Note: like all village recipes, this simple dish relies on the freshest ingredients to give it its characteristic flavours.

Our fridge was never without a large jar of this family friendly mayonnaise when our son was living at home.

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