Preserving Chilli Peppers – The Chilli Ristra

This year I've had quite a glut of chilli peppers, not that I'm complaining, I adore chilli peppers! Most years though I've usually eaten them as they ripen and very rarely have to concern myself with preserving (if only the I could say the same about courgettes... I swear there's a courgette fairy who wanders …

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Chicken Nugget – The Indian Runner Duck (….ok, so its not a chicken)

The Indian Runner first appeared in this country around 1850 when a sea captain brought some to Whitehaven in Cumbria. They are believed to originate from India though some references state Malaya as its source. The ‘runner’ aspect comes about exactly as would be expected, they run and don’t waddle like most other ducks, with …