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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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Ingredients 200g linguine or spaghetti 250g runner beans, trimmed & stringed, finely sliced on the diagonal 1 garlic clove, crushed Finely grated zest & juice of ½ a lemon, more to taste 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra for drizzling Handful parsley leaves, chopped Handful dill, chopped Handful... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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I managed to stitch for two days before exhaustion kicked in again - the above was the end of the first day and below the end of the second. Hopefully in a couple of weeks the Doc will be able to help me with the brain fog, shattered ness etc... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Things still not going brilliantly - the Vitamin B12 worked for a couple of weeks and then I started going backwards again - so back over 22 stone (22-5 this morning - whimpers!), hoping to chat with the doc when he is back of his well deserved holiday! Hopefully he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Tempewytchhealthyliving
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Ingredients 500g plain flour 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp fine sea salt Approx 400ml buttermilk or live yoghurt A little milk, if necessary Method Sift the flour and bicarbonate of soda into a large mixing bowl and stir in the salt. Make a well in the centre and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and diced ½ - 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped ½ bunch spring onions (about 5), tops and whites sliced but kept separate 1 tsp cumin, plus a little extra to serve (optional) 1 tsp coriander ½... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil half a butternut squash, peeled and cubed (about 300g/10oz peeled weight) 2 garlic cloves, chopped few sage leaves, roughly chopped 140g mushroom, sliced 175g pasta, any shape 1 tbsp grated parmesan Method Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, then fry the squash, garlic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
★ Read a book that takes place in hot weather. - A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie ★ Read a book that takes place somewhere in the Northern Hemisphere other than the US. Here's a list of countries: https://www.reference.com/geography/c... - The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie ★ Read a book... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Book Challenges
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8 ounces oat bran 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 ounces brown sugar or 2 ounces honey 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 eggs or 2 egg whites 1⁄2 cup raisins 1⁄2 teaspoon salt (optional) 11 ounces milk Directions Combine the oat bran, baking powder and cinnamon. Add the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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1st of the month photo (and yes I missed last month!) and I was/am not a happy Wytch - my weight has been going up and up and it turns out my Vitamin B12 levels are fairly well shot (oh and menopausal wootness NOT!!), this would account as well for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Tempewytchhealthyliving
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Ingredients 250g/9oz wholewheat egg noodles 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red pepper, seeds removed and finely sliced 1 small bunch spring onions, finely sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 large carrots, peeled into ribbons with vegetable peeler 1 medium courgette, peeled into ribbons with a vegetable peeler, then shredded... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 300g Quorn Meat Free Chicken Pieces 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 2 sticks of celery, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 red pepper, diced 150g mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp allspice 2 tbsp vegetarian Worcestershire Sauce 200g tin of pineapple chunks 4 tbsp malt vinegar 500ml... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 6 florets long-stem broccoli generous handful kale 1 small red chilli, finely chopped 10 sugar snap peas 8 tablespoons light soy sauce 2 packs of soft cooked noodles (egg free) 1 spring onion, finely sliced handful fresh coriander, finely chopped 1 tablespoon peanuts, roughly crushed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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3 tablespoons olive oil ½ medium onion, diced small ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 14.5-ounce can small-diced tomatoes, with juice 2 15.5-ounce cans chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 500g Quorn pieces 25ml vegetable oil 200g onions peeled & chopped into large pieces 200g carrots peeled & sliced thickly 200g red peppers – deseeded & cut into large pieces 300g courgettes – sliced thickly 3 garlic cloves – sliced 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 500g Quorn Mince 1 tbsp olive oil (Quorn just needs to be added to the sauce, so the recipe requires about 50% less oil than you would usually use) 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 stick of celery, finely chopped 200g mushrooms, finely chopped 2 garlic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Wowza another month already! April was rather odd - to start with I piled a load of weight on - and in the latter half I lost it again! I started at 297.5 (21 st 3.5 lb or 135 kg) and ended it on 298! (having gone up to 306.5... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Tempewytchhealthyliving
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Ingredients * 350g Quorn Meat Free Mince 1 tbsp olive oil (Quorn just needs to be added to the sauce, so the recipe requires about 50% less oil than you would usually use) 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, finely chopped 100g frozen peas or mixed veg 400ml... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
Tasks Baseball players range from little league to professionals. Little League/School - Read a book with a main or secondary character who’s trying something new (i.e. someone returns home to take over or help with a business, learning a new craft). - Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer Minor League/Professional... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at Book Challenges
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Ingredients 300g pack Quorn Meat Free Chicken Pieces, defrosted 2 tbsp light soy sauce 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tbsp green Thai curry paste 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 green chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 400g tin coconut milk 125g baby corn, blanched 125g green beans,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients: 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 medium-size onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced Pinch red pepper flakes 500g Tuscan kale, cut into ribbons 14 oz. can diced tomatoes 1 cup vegetable stock 15 oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup pitted black olives, chopped 454g (1 box) Penne or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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It has taken a while but I have FINALLY got the Medieval Dog needlepoint done and dusted. as well as that I have started the companion piece (Medieval Hare) this has now been put to one side though so that I can get on with (and hopefully finish!) the Winnie... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
Huge congratulations and here's hoping for many, many more happily married years to come!
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Ingredients 750g Crown Prince pumpkin or butternut squash 2 tbsp olive oil 500g spinach, washed 1 tbsp butter, plus extra for greasing whole nutmeg, for grating 6 fresh lasagne sheets 100g Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), freshly grated For the tomato sauce 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 55g/2oz butter 425g/15oz potatoes, peeled and diced to 5mm/1/3in 110g/4oz onions, diced 1 tsp salt freshly ground pepper 900ml/1½pt home-made chicken stock or vegetable stock 120ml/4fl oz creamy milk freshly chopped herbs to garnish Method Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan. When it foams, add the potatoes and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 25g/1oz butter 1 tbsp olive oil 2 large onions, finely sliced 750g/1½lb Pink Fir Apple potatoes, peeled, parboiled and sliced into 1cm/½in pieces 250g/8oz handful fresh spinach, cooked and roughly chopped 10 free-range eggs, lightly beaten salt and freshly ground pepper Method In a large, heavy-based frying pan, heat... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone