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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Ruth's Real Food
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Making delicious Rhubarb Vodka 😎😎. So easy - have a go! #homemade #rhubarbvodka. Happy weekend!
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Ruth's Real Food
Ruth's Real Food
Three years in the making - delighted 😁 with my first crop of red currants. More to come and I’ll make sure some are left for the birds.
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Ruth's Real Food
Beautiful home grown rhubarb going into my #rhubarbandginger crumbles. Ready for delivery today to our good friends at @hopebartonbarns. Nice day for a trip to the #southhams. 😎
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Ruth's Real Food
Back to more usual mid summer activities - harvesting oregano for drying and the first blackcurrants. #summerharvest
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Ruth's Real Food
Christmas Pudding making on midsummers day! Very bizarre but at least I can sit in the sun while they steam away. #christmaspudding #june
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That lamb looks delicious.....