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Next Meeting

The next meeting will be held on Monday 30th March at 7.30pm. The talk will be given by Peter Skeggs-Gooch from Thorncroft Clematis. The subject is "A complete guide to Clematis".

Suttons Seed Catalogue 2020

All members are entitled to a discount from the 2020 Suttons Seed Catalogue.

The discount code will be available on the club notice board displayed at our meetings.

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Coriander and Cumin Flat-breads

Makes 6

275g plain flour, plus extra for dusting

28g fresh coriander, finely chopped

3/4 tsp fine salt

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

3/4/toasted cumin seeds

2 tbsp sunflower oil

Boil the kettle. Put all the ingredients apart from the oil into a mixing bowl and toss together. Add the oil then weigh out 150g just-boiled water and add it to the mixture. Bring everything together into a smooth dough and knead briefly. Return the dough to the bowl and cover with a clean tea towel. Set aside for 30 minutes.

Once rested divide the dough into 6 equal portions. Dust the work surface liberally with flour then roll out each portion into a thin disc, about 20cm in diameter. Set the flat-breads to one side but do not stack as they will stick together.

Heat a large frying pan over a high heat. Once the pan is hot shake off the excess flour from a flat-bread and add to the pan. Dry fry for 40 secs or so per side until punctuated with dark specs. Repeat with remaining flat-breads. Stack the fried flat-breads between 2 plates in a tea towel to keep them soft. Serve warm

Lorna Dyer, National Floral Demonstrator will be presenting "Lipstick, Powder and Paint" on Wednesday 29th January 7.30pm, doors open at 7pm, in Blakesley Village Hall.

Tickets cost £10

Contact Vicky Rogers on 07921856967

or Victoria.j.rogers@hotmail.co.uk

Floral arrangements made during the demonstration will be raffled at the end of the evening.

All proceeds will go the Blakesley pre-school funds.

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