Vietnamese rice paper rolls

So so simple, fresh and delicious!

All you need is a pack of round rice paper sheets. You soak them in a dish of warm water individually for a minute or so until soft.

Lay your rice sheet out on a board and fill with anything fresh bright and tasty! (But remember don’t over fill!)

I prepared some honey salmon flakes, cut carrots and celery into strips, sliced some avocado, tomatoes and tore some coriander. You could use any fresh herbs, mint and prawns work well together. You could also cook some rice noodles and add them in!

Roll up tight and remember to tuck the corners in halfway through rolling so that it’s all enclosed.

I simply squeezed some fresh lemon over my spring rolls, but you could use soy sauce or add chilli dip.

Beat fresh! Enjoy!

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Homemade Hinton Marsh Farm Scotch Eggs

I love a good scotch egg! When made fresh and warm from the oven, with the yolk still soft in the middle is truly scrumptious!

I followed the Jamie Oliver recipe following the link below:

http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/eggs-recipes/proper-scotch-eggs-with-lovely-scottish-cheese-and-pickle/#f0kpZfJPGe6kqPEM.97

Jamie uses a deep fat frier, if you don’t have one as I do not, I have also cooked them before in a frying pan. You get a nice crispy outside, but be careful to keep them moving to ensure an even cooking of the sausage meat. This time I used the oven. My scotch eggs were huge! Almost the size of tennis balls! I baked them in a fan assisted oven about 160/170′ for 25mins. I cut one in half at 25mins and the sausage meat was hot, cooked through and the yolk still soft. So happy days!

**This week from our farmers markets you can buy sausage meat from us, specially prepared for this recipe! So give it a go! It’s fun, yummy and kids will enjoy making eating these too.**

This weekends Farmers Markets:
Wanborough Village Hall 9am-12 noon
Stroud High Street 9am – 2pm
Swindon Designer Outlet 10am-4pm

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Egg muffins filled with Quinoa, tomato and spinach

http://ifoodreal.com/healthy-sundried-tomato-spinach-and-quinoa-egg-muffins/

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I love to make frittata or simply boil an egg to have for my lunch. Eating more protein at lunch will prolong your feeling of fullness! No mid afternoon munchies!

The Incas regard it as the ‘Mother Grain’, unlike wheat or rice quinoa is a complete protein, containing all eight of the essential amino acids. It is packed full of dietary fibre, phosphorous, magnesium, and iron. Gluten free too!

Make your own Nut Butter

A great alternative to peanut butter. Make your own cashew, or almond butter which has a lot of plant protein, good fats and lots of vitamins.

It’s great to snack on, add a spoonful to your smoothie, stir into your porridge or add to ingredients to bind them like in my protein ball recipes.

Soak about 400g of cashew nuts in cold water for a minimum or four hours. Drain the water and blend in a food processor, with the juice of a lemon, season and add splashes of water until you reach the consistency you desire.

Can be stored in the fridge in an air right container or a few weeks.

*Deliciously Ella recipe*

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‘Hinton Marsh Farm’ Omelette Recipe

I work at Hinton Marsh Farm and love to create dishes with their fresh free range meat.

I love omelettes – by adding slices of sausages or tearing pieces of flavoured burger mince into the mix can really bump up the flavours!

In my Omelette I fried off pieces of sundried tomato and garlic burger mince and onions, once cooked, I added some mushrooms. I whisked up some eggs, seasoned. Meanwhile I boiled some cubes of Sweet potato, to give it a Spanish edge! Once the potatoes are soft, I drained, added the egg mix to the pan. Scattered the sweet potato and allowed to cook on a low heat. When the omelette was almost cooked I added a handful of rocket leaves and folded it in half, allowing it to cook for a final few minutes then serve! Delicious!

Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

You can find delicious Hinton Marsh Farm sausage and burger flavours @ our farmers markets stool on Saturday @ Stroud and Sunday @ Swindon Outlet.

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