I’ve been trying to reduce my use of plastic over the past few months, after reading all the news stories about plastic floating in the ocean. This summer, Zero Green opened in Bristol, a zero-waste shop where you can buy all kinds of everyday bits […]
This week we’ve seen figures suggesting that 60% of the Earth’s wildlife has been wiped out by humans since 1970. SIXTY PERCENT. If you originally had 10 tigers, you now only have four. If you originally had 100 birds, you now only have 40. I […]
Now then. Up until this point, LOTL has been a place for me to dump my veggie recipes and indulge my love of breakfast foods. This will not change, because goddammit, I love to eat, and talk about eating, and cook things that I will later eat. But I’d also like to expand a bit more into the “land” part of the blog’s name, and write about sustainability, the environment, and what we can do to live lightly on the planet.
Sadly, there are no photos of the glorious pie, as we scoffed it far too fast, so this isn’t a proper review. Pie Baby’s menu looks amazing, and if the roast dinner pie is anything to go by, it’s all delicious! The pie was comprised of ale seitan and puff pastry (I need to try making seitan soon, apparently it’s quite simple!), with roast potatoes, a great vegetable selection, and some lovely gravy. The deal also included a drink and pudding (oh my god the pudding. Banoffee pastry thing with ice cream, amazing), amazing value at just £19 each.
We’ll be back to try more pies!
A friend recently introduced me to the excellent videos from Maximus Ironthumper, a normal bloke who bought a plot of forestry land using a loan, and built his own house on it. You can see a playlist of his off-grid how-tos here, and I’d really […]