Farmersgirl Kitchen

How to make Scotch Broth like a Scot

Growing up in Scotland in the 1960s and early 70s, there were two types of soup served at every Scottish table:  Lentil Soup and Scotch Broth. There are as many

Slow Cooked Challenge Round Up – November 2015

I have been absolutely delighted with the recipes linked up to the Slow Cooked Challenge this month.  They are all meat-free and a feast for the eyes and the palate,

Carrot, Ginger and Butternut Squash Soup

Soup is probably my favourite thing to eat for lunch.  There are so many different varieties,  it’s warming and fills you up.  This Carrot Ginger and Butternut Squash Soup is

Quinoa with Summer Roasted Vegetables and Harissa Marinade and a Giveaway

I thought quinoa was going to be the grain that finally defeated me.  I have tried to cook with it several times and never managed to get rid of the

The Woolton Pizza Pie for VE Day 70th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe (VE Day – 8 May 1945), Potato Pete is being brought back to life through

Lentil and Vegetable Soup

It may not look particularly exciting, but this was one of the tastiest bowls of soup I have made for some time.  I usually use red lentils in my lentil

7-a-day Slow Cooker Challenge Round Up

It seems that packing 7 fruits or vegetables into a slow cooker recipe was quite a challenge as, other than my own, I only had two excellent entries which I

Chicken and 7-a-day Mediterranean Vegetables

I thought I’d better make a recipe for my own blog challenge: The Slow Cooker Challenge.  The theme this month is 7-a-day Fruits or Vegetables.  Now it might be pushing

April Slow Cooker Challenge: 7-a-day!

How many portions of fruit and veg do you manage to eat in a day?  The latest research is showing that we should be upping our target of 5-a-day to

Bulgar Wheat Salad

When I’m trying to lose a few pounds, I like to have something nice and filling for my lunch but without too many calories or too much fat.  Somehow, many