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 […]

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 […]

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 -PEA, MINT & SPRING ONION SOUP

Ingredients  tbsp of olive oil knob of butter 1/2 bunch of spring onion , sliced, plus a few extra to serve 1 potato , cut into small dice 1l hot vegetable stock 900g frozen petits pois 1/2 small bunch mint , leaves picked, plus a few extra to serve 85g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), very finely grated   Method  […]

PHOTO COMPETITION TIME THEME!

Now that we see the light at the end of the tunnel, we invite you to snap away with your cameras this Spring and coming Summer, to capture a moment in time. The theme being Goostrey village scenes and folks. We would like to know why your picture inspires you, so please send in a […]

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. […]