Pocket Farm Recipes, Page 2

Sloe Gin (or vodka) – Sloe, sloe, sip sip, sloe

Place the sloes and sugar into a 70cl bottle and top up with your spirit leaving a small gap at the top. Secure the top and leave somewhere that you will be reminded to give it a little shake each day when you pass. I do this about twice a day. The sugar will dissolve quite quickly and the colour will start to diffuse into the spirit. Stop shaking after about 2 months - you can drink at this stage but a smoother result is achieved if it is left to stand for another month. Remove the sloes and filter the finished tipple into a clean bottle just in time for Christmas. ... Full Recipe

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Couscous salad

Prepare all other ingredients, mix all the sauce ingredients Fold sauce, vegetables and the prepared grain together mixing well You could also add some beans, fish or chicken. ...Full Recipe

Traditional bacon clanger

Remove rind from bacon and chop Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and add the suet. Combine with your hands binding it with a little water until a firm but pliable dough is formed. Roll out on a floured surface to about 6mm (1/4 inch) thick ...Full Recipe

Saucy mid-week chicken curry

Combine all the ingredients, except the honey, in a large frying pan or wok and and marinade the chicken in the mixture for around half an hour. Turn on the heat and simmer the curry for 25 minutes stirring occasionally. Add the honey and c...Full Recipe

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Over a medium heat add the 3 cloves of chopped garlic to the oil, add the chopped onion and chopped celery and continue frying until the onion is soft. Chop broccoli into small pieces and add to pan, stir thoroughly until mixed together. Make u...Full Recipe


Pull up your cabbages and remove the outer leaves to leave the white centre. Chop into fine slithers. Put your chopped cabbage into the container a layer at a time adding salt at a ratio of 1/2 an oz (14g) salt to 1lb (500g) of cabbage. ...Full Recipe

American style blueberry pancakes

Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix thoroughly Beat the egg and milk together in another bowl and whisk gradually with the dry ingredients until you achieve a smooth batter. Add the melted butter and a good handful of blueberries H...Full Recipe

Goat’s cheese and roasted vegetable burger

Cut the onion, courgette, mushroom and pepper into chunky slices and put into a roasting tin. Drizzle with olive oil and then season with plenty of paprika, garlic salt and pepper. Pop in a pre-heated oven at 200C (180C fan), gas mark 6, for about 20-...Full Recipe

Easy Elderberry Wine

Strip the berries off their stalks into a suitable container using a fork. Pour over water and mash the berries with a wooden spoon or potato masher, cover and leave the mixture for 2-3 days stirring daily. Strain the must through muslin into a l...Full Recipe


Pre heat the oven to 150C (adjust for fan oven) Crush or chop the nuts into small pieces or large crumbs, add the sugar and cinnamon and mix thoroughly. Cut your filo pastry sheets to fit a 9inch square tin. Lay a sheet in the the tin, brus...Full Recipe

Moroccan Spiced Rabbit Stew

Heat oil in a large pan, pat the meat dry, season with the flour and fry until browned. Set aside. In the same pan fry the carrots, onion, garlic, celery, herbs, spices and bacon, if using, until just starting to brown. Add the the wine, st...Full Recipe

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