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Easter eating - Pumpkin, Spinach and Ricotta Lasagne

Easter is upon us and with it a delicious long weekend of relaxing, eating copious amounts of chocolate, chatting over a glass of wine and having an all-round good time. This pumpkin, spinach, and ricotta lasagne will have everyone scrambling back for more, plus it can easily be prepared a few days in advance, so it just needs a re-heat in the oven.

The other great thing about this one? It can be made gluten-free by picking up some gluten-free pasta sheets so caters to all taste buds. With a few minor alterations, it can cater to all your vegan buddies too!

Cheese making with raw, goat's or sheep's milk

Using different types of milk to make cheese is a great way to experiment with flavours and textures. If you’re lucky enough to have a supply of raw milk or want to try goat or sheep’s milk instead of cow, then you’re in the right place. Below are a few of the questions we commonly hear regarding moving away from the conventional supermarket refrigerator.

Sourdough starter vs sourdough culture

We sometimes get questions about the difference between a sourdough starter and a sourdough culture. It can be a bit confusing, especially if you’re just getting into this whole breadmaking business. Is one better than the other? Will they make different types of sourdough? How do I know where to start?

Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered with an explanation of the differences and a few different terms, so you’ll feel like a professional sourdough maker in no time.

St Patrick's Day Guinness and Cheese Dip

Make sure you’ve got your green dress or shirt ready, Saint Patrick’s Day is nearly here!

Held to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland, this cultural and religious festival is celebrated with fervour. We all love the Irish, with their great sense of humour and ‘tree tree’s’ (that’s three three’s for those that aren’t used to an Irish accent) they make the world a better place. We’re not the only ones that think this with Saint Patrick’s Day being celebrated in more countries around the world than any other national festival.

Why we love chocolate

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner our craving for all thing’s chocolate has been piqued. Whether you’re a believer in the day of love or not, it’s certainly a great excuse to enjoy a tasty bar (or in our case box) of chocolate. As we got stuck into making some homemade Mad Millie Raw Cacao Chocolate, we were curious about where the association of chocolate and love came from.

Hard Cheese tips and tricks

Slicing into the wax covering your homemade hard cheese is a great feeling. After a tedious few weeks or months while you wait to taste your success, that first peek of delicious, flavoursome cheese is a glorious sight. We have heard a few murmurings that the thought of making hard cheese can seem a bit overwhelming for the budding cheese maker. Not wanting you to miss out on the satisfaction of your own cheddar, gouda or Havarti we’ve put together some tips to get you started.

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