Oaks Barn Farm’s Apple Pudding

• 450g/1lb cooking apples • Juice of ½ lemon • 350g/12oz self-raising flour • 2 tsp baking powder • 350g/12oz caster sugar • 4 eggs • 1 tsp almond essence • 225g/8oz butter, melted • Flaked almonds Method 1 Preheat the oven to 160C. Grease and base line 12 x 9in roasting tin with baking … Continue reading Oaks Barn Farm’s Apple Pudding

Half The Uk Population Dreams of Becoming a Smallholder

In the March issue of Country Smallholder, a survey conducted by the rural insurer NFU Mutual has revealed that almost half of the population (47%) dream of getting closer to nature and living a more sustainable lifestyle. Realising the dream however is not for the fainthearted or work shy, running a farm or small holding … Continue reading Half The Uk Population Dreams of Becoming a Smallholder