CYCLING TIME TRIALS

Due to Covid, the Time Trialling for Cyclists, had to be suspended, for a few more weeks, but hopefully, like many of us, you are still enjoying the riding of a bike in the local villages.  I thought to report a piece, recently put together by an enthusiast, Mike Cotgreave, which may be of interest […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – APPLE AND ALMOND PUDDING CAKE

This is Karen’s successful and easy dessert and her family and friends always love it. It can be served warm or cold and with custard, cream or ice cream. Serves 8 Ingredients 150 g unsalted butter (softened) 125 g caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp almond extract 75 g white or whole meal self raising […]

GETTING THE VITAMIN D YOUR BODY NEEDS

Tracy Mills grew up in Goostrey village and attended our local junior school. She studied Genetics at Birmingham Uni followed by more than 20 years biomedical genetic research in Pharmaceuticals at AstraZeneca, Alderley Park. She has kindly written the article below about the importance of Vitamin D, and its effects on boosting our immune system. […]

A TASTE OF NICE – FRANCE

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list”  Susan Sontag Bonjour! This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Nice, France, where deep blue waters of the Cote d’Azur are the dramatic backdrop for an elegant city. Breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air as you stroll the famous Promenade des Anglais, be charmed by […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – KAREN’S YORKIES

To make 16 large crispy Yorkshire Puddings Ingredients. 200 gms plain flour 200 mils of semi-skimmed milk 4  medium eggs Sprinkle of salt or so Vegetable oil, goose fat or beef dripping Method Use a jug or a bowl and put in 200 gms plain flour. Break the eggs on top of the flour and […]

NEWS FROM FRIENDS OF GOOSTREY STATION

We all need to hear and read good news.  And that’s especially true during a global pandemic. Friends of Goostrey Station are delighted to report that some of their projects are nearing completion. Soon a new display cabinet will be attached to the Crewe platform shelter. Negotiations to agree terms with the Northern Trains group […]

A TASTE OF LISBON, PORTUGAL

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Lisbon, Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. Lisbon is known for its wide glittering river, limpid skies, steep cobbled streets, palaces, churches (and a castle, of course), tiles in pink, mint and indigo, and cheap, fresh, grilled sardines to eat outside a tasca (bar) in the sun. It’s a […]

ST LUKE’S UPDATE

Here is a brief update on St Luke’s Church, Goostrey. The church building continues to be open every day of the week from 10.00am until 2.00 pm. When you enter , please find the brief prayer cards at the back of church,  and glass pebbles on the font, which can be  slipped into the water. […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK- FRENCH LAMB AND POTATOES BOULANGER

This week Karen would like to share her ‘signature dish’, using either a half or full leg of lamb, depending on how many you are feeding! Someone recently complimented her dish by saying that it was an ‘explosion of flavours’. This is because the lamb is impregnated with rosemary and garlic slivers, and the potatoes […]

Mid-week special & Valentine’s offer… Inbox

Sawatdee Ka, This week, treat yourself to our ever-popular Satay Gai with Peanut Sauce (starter) followed by Kritsana’s wonderful Beef Massuman (main) accompanied by Jasmine Rice. £12.50 per head and available both Wednesday & Thursday this week. Delivered free of charge to your door. For Valentine’s Night, we have 2 set menus for you and […]