Spicy Marrow Soup

Kate Ford | The Veg Space A thick and creamy marrow soup with gentle spices and punchy flavours. Perfect to batch cook for the freezer when you find yourself with a glut of over-sized courgettes! … Read more

Marrow Feast

In a last ditch attempt to convince us that marrows can be tasty and to stop us leaving them languishing unloved and unwanted, Pam cooked up a marrow feast for the Cilcain regulars. We had … Read more

Storm Arwen Damage at Hawarden

We suffered some damage after storm Arwen; the brassica cage was blown down, several panes of glass were lost in the greenhouse and the frost covering on the new potatoes was strewn over the garden … Read more

Christmas Trees for sale at Cilcain

£20 for any size tree (FlintShare will get £5 for every tree sold)  Trees can be bought from Pam, Janet, Gill or Heather OR Please leave the money in the box provided if no one is there. … Read more

Chorizo & cabbage stew

Ingredients 100g piece of spicy chorizo sausage (not cooking chorizo), halved lengthways and shredded 1 onion , halved and thinly sliced 100g baby Charlotte potatoes , thinly sliced 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 chicken stock cube 100g Savoy cabbage , shredded Method STEP 1 Put … Read more

Hawarden Open Day

There will be an Open Day at Hawarden on Saturday 23rd October  2021   10.30 – 14.30. Come along, meet some of the members and see first hand what we are about.

Tesco Community Grant Scheme

Tesco Community Grant scheme 1st October to 31st December FlintShare has been accepted for the Tesco community grants scheme and we will be put forward for the customer vote at the following stores:- Tesco Supermarket … Read more

Heather’s Eccles cakes

(makes 8) 1 pack ready rolled puff pastry30g golden caster sugar50g butter200g currantsMilk to brushGranulated sugar to sprinkle Preheat the oven to 210 deg CCream the butter & sugarMix in the currantsCut the pastry into 8 squaresDivide the currant mixture equally between the squares For each square, bring the corners together, close any gaps, turn over and place on a baking  tray then flatten Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugarBake for 15 to 20 minutes till golden brown

Pam’s Chocolate Marmalade Cake

Makes 1 loaf cake. Suitable for freezing. Ingredients 125g butter, cubed 100g best quality 70% dark chocolate, broken into pieces 300g marmalade (I prefer a thicker cut, but any will do) 2 eggs, beaten 150g … Read more

Horticulture Wales

We had a visit from Horticulture Wales who made this video at our Northop site at one of our late Summer Saturday hubs 2020.  As you watch you will see we have had plenty of wonderful veg available to us and continue to get a good supply of greens, potato, onions, garlic and more as the year goes on.