Tag Archives: Bumblebee

Ham and Pea Soup

January 7th, 2012 Pea soup is generally cooked or served with ham and made from dried split peas. The soup’s origins go back to at least 500 B.C. Both the Greeks and Romans cultivated peas and the soup itself is … Continue reading

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Duck Confit and Puy Lentils

April 14th, 2011 Duck Confit is a very traditional, French, method of preserving duck (probably dating back hundreds of years). It’s thought that this type of preservation originated in Gascony. The duck legs are first, salted with the addition of … Continue reading

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Bumblebee Natural Foods

February 2nd, 2011 Bumblebee Natural Foods are 3 shops on Brecknock Road, originating from this one (pictured), the nut shop, in 1980. Since then the business has expanded to include a bakery next door, plus a vegetable shop and natural remedies … Continue reading

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