Fistly I have just seen over on KittyKittyWeaselFish's blog that next weekend the 20-21st April the National Trust are having a free weekend. Go to their site here to download a voucher for up to 4 people; 2 of them adults, for a load of their special places all over the UK. I fancy going to Killerton, which is only about 7 miles from us but we haven't seen it yet and as they have their regular farmers market on that saturday too it's a double bonus reason to go. :-)
Another freebie next - on Facebook Heinz currently have an offer here where you can get a free packet of tomato seeds. Lord knows the last thing I need is more seeds but hey - they're free! Sounds like a nice variety - the pack (which arrived in a super-fast-for-a-freebie 8 days) says they are San Marzano - 'a plum shaped Italian variety specifically bred for bottling, cooking or producing home-made sauce and puree.' I'll give them a go - if the rain lets up this year that is!
This is a reprint of a 70's book she did which immediately interested me with my love of old/vintage cook books and it's been issued in a lovely hard bound cloth covered edition with some beautiful photography. So it ticks my 'food porn' box too - I just need to find somewhere on the groaning shelf of cook books to wedge it in now...
(Excuse the curious easter chicks/egg tree still up - I like decorations m'kay?)