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Dick and Angel Strawbridge share more charming stories from their life at the Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson. The follow-up to the massive Sunday Times bestseller, A Year at the Chateau.
The charming, inspiring and remarkable full story of Dick and Angel Strawbridge's first year at the Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson.
Eggs & Poultry is the perfect book for anyone intending to embrace the Good Life. Whether you have a large country garden or a small city enclosure, keeping a couple of hens is essential. What could be better than fresh eggs every day? Everything you need to raise chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys for eggs and for eating is here. From housing to feeding and breeding,we've got it covered, alongside a closer peek at some of the more adventurous aspects such as seasonal turkey and green geese. Then, enjoy the fruits of your labours: perfect your poached eggs, enjoy smoked eggs with beetroot or pizza alla duck egg, try braised duck with peas or goose liver with cider and indulge in south-western fried chicken.
It's Not Easy Being Green follows Dick Strawbridge and his family as they leave their comfortable home in the Midlands to tackle a remarkable self-sufficiency project - New House Farm in Cornwall. Their main objective is to have as little negative impact on the planet as possible by producing no waste and removing their dependency upon fossil fuels - all without compromising on their comfortable, modern 21st-century lifestyles. It's a laudable aim, but they are definitely not eco-warriors!With his hands-on, flamboyant approach, Dick offers practical tips on everything, from constructing water wheels, gadgets and greenhouses, to the trials of living with animals and knocking up 'proper' wholesome food. Packed with information about the cost of power, sourcing building materials, taking up permaculture and finding transport alternatives, It's Not Easy Being Green highlights the small steps that can change your life and is a simple, inspirational guide for everyone considering the path to green living.
Everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series - It's Not Easy Being Green - Dick & James StrawbridgeWant to save on your fuel bills, ready to grow your own, reduce your carbon footprint, and take the self-sufficient plunge?Dick and James Strawbridge show how to make the practical changes that will have a big impact on your life - without having to transform your lifestyle. Sharing their experiences, tips and techniques, the Strawbridges provide all the step-by-step advice you need for successful eco projects, large and small. Learn to grow your own fruit & veg, make a wormery, build a chicken ark, install solar panels and more. Each undertaking is realistic, achievable and sustainable. You won't need to go the whole hog - just pick and mix to suit your needs, for long-lasting dividends.
Curing and smoking are two of the best ways to preserve and enjoy meat, fish and even dairy products. From salami and ham to bresaola and smoked salmon, cured meat and fish can be expensive to buy and cook with; and often the quality is questionable. So take control and do it yourself. Nothing could be better than sitting down to dine on luxury, made at home grub. With very little effort, you can create your own cures, hot and cold smoke with wood chippings and even smoke delicate meats and seafood on your stovetop with scented teas and rice. Whether you're an urbanite or country lover, it's easy to have a go at the Good Life. With a how-to guide on every technique featuring step-by-step, practical instruction, tips and advice, and dozens of delicious recipes to inspire you, you'll be making your own salt beef, dry-cured hams, salamis, smoked cheeses, gravadlax and smoked oysters in no time.
Vegetables proves just how productive you can be all year round, whether you have a tiny urban patch, a dedicated allotment or plenty of space in your own garden. Growing your own vegetables is one of the easiest ways to transform the way you eat. You'll have fresh ingredients at your disposal and,with this book, the knowledge to cook with them to create delicious dishes every time. With the step-by-step guides to growing, and dozens of ideas for cooking your home produce, you'll soon enjoy everything from pea and mint risotto to kohlrabi coleslaw and baked sweet potato and goat's cheese pie.
Preserves helps you make the most of plentiful seasonal produce and enjoy it all year round. This book is a how-to guide to preserving fruits and vegetables, featuring step-by-step practical instructions, tips & advice on what to preserve when, and recipes to make your mouth water. From strawberry leather to sweetcorn and pepper relish, to honeyed figs with lamb and goat's cheese crostini, sauerkraut to piccalilli, and the perfect Bloody Mary, you'll not only learn how to preserve good quality produce, but how to cook with it to create fantastic dishes every time.