RECIPE OF THE WEEK – WHITE BEAN AND SPRING VEGETABLE STEW

This stew recipe is all about those lovingly cooked and seasoned dried beans and the glorious (vegan!) broth they create. Just keep in mind that for the best results, you have to soak the beans overnight. Though asparagus and peas scream “spring!” this really is a stew for all seasons—those veggies can be swapped with […]

Six Months Later

Since November 2020, I took over LoveGoostrey. Whilst times have been tenuous at best, with Covid-19 protocol, my favourite part of the journey out of ‘Lockdown’ has been the readers tenacity. Now, we come out of the cold. Into a new era. Thank you to all contributors that keep the blog afloat. I look forward […]

A TASTE OF CORNWALL

Cornwall is a peninsular to the extreme southwest of England. The county has the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain and it is one of the sunniest areas in the UK. With picturesque villages, Celtic ruins, light blue waters, gardens and parks with unique architecture, it certainly is among the most scenic areas of […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – SCANDI BEETROOT AND SALMON PASTA

  Ingredients 50g wholemeal fusilli 1 cooked beetroot , cut into wedges ½ small ripe avocado, cubed 2 baby cucumbers , sliced 2 tbsp chopped dill 1 tbsp fat-free Greek yogurt mixed with 1 tbsp water 1 heaped tsp creamd horseradish 50g poached salmon , flaked 30g rocket Method STEP 1 Cook the fusilli following pack instructions, then drain and leave […]

EXCITING NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY AT GOOSTREY VILLAGE HALL

  Could you be the Goostrey Village Hall’s new supervisor? If you have an interest in general management and have good caretaking skills, then this could be the job for you. For more information, please visit the link below.  

2021 GOOSTREY OPEN TENNIS COMPETITIONS

Tennis players in Goostrey are invited to sign up for this year’s Goostrey Open Tennis competitions. Competitions will be organised for: Ladies Singles Mens Singles Ladies Doubles Mens Doubles Mixed Doubles The competitions will run from the 10th May 2021 to the end of June 2021 with a Finals Day planned for Sunday 27th June […]

A TASTE OF THE LAKE DISTRICT, CUMBRIA

This week’s travel journey takes us to the stunning National Park of the Lake District. The Lake District is located in the North West of England in the county of Cumbria. At 2,292 square kilometres the Lake District National Park is one of the largest of 12 National Parks located in the UK. It is […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – RHUBARB AND CUSTARD SLICES

Ingredients  320g sheet all-butter ready rolled puff pastry 2 gelatine sheets 90g cornflour 125g caster sugar 4 medium free-range egg yolks (see tips) 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste or extract 375ml milk 500ml single cream 50g unsalted butter, chopped For the rhubarb compote Juice 1 orange 2 tbsp golden caster sugar 500g rhubarb, trimmed, split […]

INTERVIEW WITH NIGEL FALLON AT GOOSTREY NEWS

Known as ‘Nigels’ by the children that over the years, have called into the shop for a comic magazine, the owner  of Goostrey News once carried Sean Connery’s golf clubs. “I had a trip out to meet the friendly face of Nigel Fallon behind the counter of Goostrey News”. Goostrey News, which was previously a […]