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
Ruth's Real Food
The butterfly bush - wildlife garden. 🦋🦋🦋
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Ruth's Real Food
Ruth's Real Food shared a photo — feeling fantastic.
Over the moon to be on the shortlist for the Food Drink Devon 2019 awards!
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Ruth's Real Food
Thank you @felicitycloake for your perfect no churn ice cream recipe. Sooooo simple and just like a Mr Whippy! 🍦🍦🍦#nochurnicecream
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Ruth's Real Food
‪Making lovely lasagnes today. #localproduce #homemade #readymeals
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Ruth's Real Food
Enjoying the fruits of my labour #rhubarbvodka as my aperitif this evening 😎
Ruth's Real Food
Ruth's Real Food
A few days off walking the beautiful #southwestcoastpath around Dartmouth and Kingswear. #southhams #devon