Very Simple Blackberry Sauce

This is a really easy way to use your freshly-picked blackberries to make a delicious sauce. It can be frozen for later use.


Blackberries ( any quantity will do)

Honey ( or two tablespoons of sugar)

-Place your blackberries in a large saucepan with two tablespoons of honey or sugar.

-Heat gently until the blackberries begin to simmer. Remove from the heat and serve hot or leave to cool.24 August 102

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Recipe For Simple Vegetable Soup

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Splash of vegetable oil

Knob of butter

A selection of root vegetables in any quantity

A tin of tomatoes ( optional)

2 Litres of Vegetable or Chicken Stock

2 or 3 bay leaves

– Chop your vegetables roughly; (you could use a food processor but sometimes I like to chop by hand and listen to Radio 4 .)

– Heat your oil gently and add a knob of butter.

– Gently sauté your vegetables for around 2 minutes, then place a lid over your saucepan and let cook until your vegetables begin to soften ( about 10 minutes)

– Add the stock and tomatoes ( if using) and simmer gently for around 20 minutes.

– Remove from the heat and blend using a hand blender ( or use a potato masher to squish the vegetables to a rough pulp)

Delicious !

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