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Thursday, December 1, 2011

B is for Beetroot, Beanfeasts and Bees - Low Carbon Cookbook - 13 December

Our cookbook research year has now come to a close. Next year will all be about writing, grounding and, with luck, publishing. At our last meeting we met over a fine feast of autumnal pumpkins and beans and tried out our key downshift kitchen tool, the rocket stove. I had just taken one along to a discussion at Occupy Norwich on Relocalising the Food System (along with a loaf of bread baked by Pye, a scrumped apple and a copy of Local Food).

Christine’s Wild Stove roared up immediately, mine (handmade at the Transition Camp from five food tins) had to be determinedly coaxed with walnut shells and lavender sticks, but soon after the soup was bubbling, the kettle was singing and we were eating under the stars!

Meanwhile this month we're celebrating winter and would like to invite you to our merry midwinter meal on 13 December at The Nectar Café. We’ll be bringing along some of our seasonal delights and raising a toast to all who sail in this low-carbon lifeboat together (and especially those who work in the galley). We’ll be discussing our favourite recipes too so if you have one you’d like to share with us for the book do bring it, yourself and a dish along. If you could let us know you are coming that would be great (it’s a small space!) See you there!

This Low Carbon Life will be meeting at The Nectar Café, 16 Onley Street at 7pm. For further info and to book a place please contact Charlotte Du Cann the seakaleproject@hotmail.co.uk (01502 722419)

John's giant beetroot at the Low Carbon Cookbook table, TN Third Birthday Event, URC; by the light of the rocket stove, Christine's balcony, Inner Space.