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beetroot raisin ginger pudding

Beetroot, Raisin and Stem Ginger Pudding with Spices

Serves 6 Ingredients • 3tbsp golden syrup • 100g vegetable suet • 80g dark brown sugar • 100g raisins • 50g wholemeal breadcrumbs • 50g self-raising flour • 1tsp Bart ground mixed...
leeks and mussels in cider sauce

Larkin Cen’s Leeks and Mussels in a Cider Sauce

Serves 4 Ingredients • 1.5kg live mussels • Olive oil, to fry • 1 leek, washed and finely sliced, tough outer leaves removed • 1 garlic clove, finely diced •...
sour pork tenderloin

Larkin Cen’s Hot and Sour Pork Tenderloin and Leek

Serves 4 220Cal per portion Ingredients • 400g pork tenderloin • Salt and pepper, for seasoning • Olive oil, to sauté • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced • 1 shallot, thinly...
pot roast chicken cider apples

Pot-roast Chicken with Cider and Apples

335 Cal per portion Ingredients • 1 medium chicken, about 1.5kg • 1 lemon, quartered • 3 tbsp olive oil • Salt and Pepper • 2 onions, finely chopped • 2...
Learie Constantine

Learie Constantine at Nelson Cricket Club

School's Ultimate 'Ringer' He was one of the West Indies’ top cricketers... and when the staff cricket team at a Lancashire school recruited him it...

A Postcard from Cleveleys

As is customary, I’ll start my article with a mention of the weather - and what glorious weather we’ve had here at Cleveleys! All...

Fond Farewells

In my other life as matchday announcer (annoying bloke on the microphone) at Scunthorpe United I recently had to introduce my first minute’s silence....
goose

Our Gentle Giants

I have vivid memories of the first time that I encountered the Giant. It would be about 1944-1945 when I would have been around...

READERS’ STORIES: Ghost Busters Are Us

by Patricia W Tapsell, Burnley I've never seen a ghost, nor do I particularly want to. I think that maybe they can exist because I've...
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READERS’ STORIES: Old Godfrey’s Railway

By David Powell I had finally got a weekend off work, and there was, I thought, no better way to spend the Saturday than visiting...

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