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Crunchy Sprout Salad

Crunchy Sprout Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Balsamic

Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 450g Brussels sprouts • 3tbsp olive oil • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar • Zest of 1 lemon • 50g pumpkin seeds Method Finely shred the sprouts using a grater,...
Creamed Brussels

Creamed Brussels Sprouts with Nutmeg

Ingredients • 450g fresh sprouts, outer leaves and ends of stalks removed • 30g butter • 100ml double cream • 1tsp grated nutmeg • Small bunch fresh parsley roughly...

Chopin Potato and Sprout Crush

Ingredients • 650g Chopin potatoes chopped into quarters • 6 rashers back bacon finely diced • 250g Brussels sprouts shredded • Oil for frying • Ground black pepper Method Place the...

Brussels Sprouts with Hazlenuts, Potatoes and Ham, served on Sourdough Toasted...

Serves Ingredients • 20 Brussels sprouts, peeled, trimmed and sliced in half • olive oil • 1 clove of garlic, peeled and finely chopped • 1 onion, peeled and...

Interview with David Jason

As one of Britain’s best loved comic and dramatic actors over almost half a century, Sir David Jason looks back on an incredible career... National...

READERS’ STORIES: That Darn Cat!

By Lindsey Mckinnon, Bacup Boy, did I choose the wrong week to give up glue sniffing... That, as any film aficionados will recall, wasone on...

READERS’ STORIES: Did She Believe in Love

By Jennie Tarr, Oldham Hannah didn’t think she knew the meaning of love, or romance. What had that to do with her life? She lived...

Mum’s the Word

A love of gardening is often passed down from one generation to another. If your mum is a gardener the chances are you have...

Month for love

February is the month of love - so make Valentine’s Day special for your garden as well as your loved one. Start with some general...

Soulmates on the Farm

By Gillie Threadgold, Skipton My father’s soulmate was large, very large, strong-bodied with a uge head, intelligent and  possessed of wise and gentle eyes. Although...

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