Author Archives: SueK

SueK

About SueK

Author, freelance writer and small scale farmer.

Haunting Voice?

Even though Aggie Smeeton has been dead for almost a century, I wouldn’t describe her voice as exactly “haunting!”  In fact the sound she makes when singing, is more akin to a love-lorn cat on heat than the tuneful rendition … Continue reading

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Try These At Your Peril!

My long deceased ancestor, Aggie Smeeton may possess some remarkable talents, not least the ability to speak from beyond the grave, but her knowledge of herbal lore and attempts at self medication beg the question that the cure is often … Continue reading

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Eggzactly Why You Should Eat Eggs!

There are all kinds of scientific reasons for why we should eat eggs, but as I’m not a scientist I can’t comment on the accuracy or otherwise of their claims so will not be regurgitating the pompous sounding rhetoric you … Continue reading

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How To Make Scotch Eggs The Quick And Easy Way!

I’ve no idea why scotch eggs are so called, presumably they originate north of the border, but their origins have no bearing on their taste and usefulness as a super protein packed meal. When my not inconsiderable sized family was … Continue reading

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Egg, Beetroot And Anchovy Open Sandwich

This is so easy to make you really don’t need a video from Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall to show you how it’s done, but as Hugh is one of my favourite cookery broadcasters I’ve included it anyway! By the way, not … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken And Egg Pie

This is a great recipe for using up left over chicken or turkey.   It also works really well with ham.  It really doesn’t matter too much about quantities as you can always add other ingredients to make up.  I often … Continue reading

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Eggs Is eggs Is Eggs Right?

Wrong!  All eggs may look the same apart that is for a little variation in colour, but there is a huge difference in taste and how they perform when cooked.  A really fresh egg is a totally different product from … Continue reading

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Kathy’s Pickled Beetroot Eggs

I must confess it had never occurred to me to pickle eggs with beetroot,  but having got over the somewhat startling appearance I have to admit they add a certain something to a salad even if it is only a … Continue reading

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Posh Pancakes, How To Make ‘Em, How To Toss ‘Em!

I know pancakes are traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday, but in my opinion they make a fantastic desert whatever the season.  You can do all sorts of things with them as long as you can get them off the ceiling … Continue reading

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Hannah’s Leek Souffle

One of the best things about writing a recipe book is once people start reading it, they are eager to share their own favourites.   This one came from my friend Hannah who sings in our local community choir. She also … Continue reading

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