Oh those summer fruits……

We're busy, busy bees in the kitchen at the moment and it's hot work I can tell you. Our newest customers, the holiday makers at Hope Barton Barns in the beautiful South Hams, are devouring my meals at an astonishing rate, so keeping their freezer fully stocked is a...

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Waste Not Want Not

According to published data, the average family throws away £60 worth of food each month! Just imagine, that's the equivalent of THROWING AWAY SEVERAL WHOLE ROAST CHICKENS! You just wouldn't, would you? But, of course, it doesn't usually happen like that. It's a bit...

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Three Little Piggies

We're very lucky here in the heart of rural Devon to have access to local farms and farm shops to buy the meat for Ruth's Real Food and for our own table. Knowing the "provenance" of your food is, for me, critical when it comes to meat. I figured years ago that if I...

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Lovely Customers!

One winter's Saturday last year, whilst manning my market stall, trying to keep warm and bemoaning the difficulties of running your own small business with a fellow stall holder, he suggested we think about what we enjoy about our businesses rather than those things...

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Time to get growing…..

A good place to start for a food blog I reckon is the growing of food and it’s just that time of year when my green fingers are itching to get going in the vegetable garden. That said, my lovely polytunnel (just as good as a man shed) is invaluable in the colder...

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Hi and welcome to my blog….

Well, this is a first for me, sharing my news and views and foodie stuff on a blog.  There'll be information on Ruth's Real Food of course, new dishes, information about my suppliers and such as well as my musings on growing food, new recipes I've tried, loving...

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Enjoyed the family helping this summer......
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Good tasting session at Sheppy's Cider Works today. Lovely atmosphere and lots of delicious food and drinks. Well worth a visit.
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Finishing the week's cooking with Blackcurrant and Almond puddings for hungry holiday makers. Lovely to have lots of homegrown fruit to share. One spare for me to have with a cup of ☕.
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Ruth's Real Food2 weeks ago
My half a pig 🐷 has arrived! Roast pork this Sunday in the hot smoker I reckon - yum.
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Ruth's Real Food3 weeks ago
Shame about the weather but lunch looked summery with my homegrown beetroots.
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Very proud to be supplying customers in the South Hams with my meals via Pretty Local of Kingsbridge. I like to think of it as "Not on the High Street" for food! A fabulous idea and already getting rave reviews.

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