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Recipe of the week:

Potato and cheese pie

Potato and cheese pie

For this very simple recipe, a layer of cheese is placed in a shortcrust pastry base, followed by potato slices and a little cream before browning in the oven.

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Calendar of seasons

In September...

Just coming into season: Japanese chestnut pumpkin (Potimarron), Beetroot, Cabbage, Pumpkins, Mont-d'Or,

In season: Grapefruit, Peaches, Pears, Apple, Plums, Grapes, Blackcurrant, Hazelnuts, Pineapples, Bananas, Quinces, Figs, Redcurrants, Raspberries, Butter beans, Leek, Purple globe artichokes, Tomato, Aubergines (eggplants), Leaf beet (swiss chard), Celery, Celeriac, Cauliflower, Red cabbage, Morbier,

End of season for: Courgette, Potatoes, Red onion,
Red onion

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