RECIPE OF THE WEEK – POACHED DUCK EGGS WITH ENGLISH ASPARAGUS

This week’s Spring favourite is: Poached duck eggs with English asparagus, cured ham and grain mustard dressing Serves 4. Ingredients 4 duck eggs  2 tbsp of white wine vinegar 16 asparagus spears salt black pepper 25g of grain mustard 50ml of olive oil 10ml of white wine vinegar 1 1/2 tbsp of honey To Plate  […]

A TASTE OF MADRID, SPAIN

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to the stunning capital city of Madrid! With dazzling light and bright blue skies for much of the year, Madrid would be an energising city even without the world-class museums and the buzzing nightlife. The centre is smartening itself up, too, with new boutiques, delis, cafés and gastrobars […]

PHOTO COMPETITION TIME!

Now that we see the light at the end of the tunnel, we invite you to snap away with your cameras this Easter and capture a moment of Spring. We would like to know why your picture inspires you, so please send in a brief message along with your photo to: lovegoostrey@gmail.com The winner will […]

THE BLACKDEN TRUST

  The Blackden Trust was founded to preserve, explore and share a very special piece of history unique to an acre of land in the Parish of Goostrey.  The soil there has yielded evidence of human activity dating back to the Stone Age, 10,000 years ago.  Flint tools, bronze objects, sherds of pottery and other […]

THE BLACKDEN TRUST IN THE TIME OF COVID

  The Blackden Trust is a small registered charitable trust founded to preserve, explore and share a very special piece of history unique to an acre of land in the Parish of Goostrey that has been occupied for 10,000 years.  The most recent buildings are the Mediaeval Toad Hall, home to Alan and Griselda Garner, […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK- HOT CROSS BUNS

This weeks Easter recipe is one of Sue’s Spring favourites! Homemade hot cross buns, yum!   Ingredients for the dough 1/2 tsp yeast 225g (8 0z) Strong White Flour 1 tsp sugar 25g (1 oz) butter 1tbsp milk powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 110ml water Additional ingredients required 100g (4 oz) mixed dried fruit […]

WE WISH YOU A HAPPY EASTER!

Easter is a time for new beginnings, new hopes and new joys. We wish all our readers a Happy Easter and may you feel the hope and happiness during this joyful Easter holiday! We will leave you with this quote; ‘Easter comes lifting our hearts with its promise of new beginnings.’     Sarah McNaught […]

HOLY WEEK PRAYER FROM St.Luke’s Parish church.

We continue through Holy Week with a repost of prayer based on scripture for the Tuesday before Easter: God of the fallen grain, God of the children of light: It was in your being broken down that you were lifted up. It is in releasing our lives to others that we bear your lasting truth. […]

HOLY WEEK AT ST.LUKE’S

Holy Week started well with two services on Sunday celebrating Palm Sunday with Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem and the events taking place during the last week of his life on earth. A friend of mine sent me this link from friends in Birmingham if you would like to participate in some reflections this Holy Week. […]