502 Bad Gateway error

Yesterday I was configuring WordPress and Jetpack when I got a 502 Bad Gateway error error from Nginx. It’s simple enough to fix but I’ve not used Nginx too much, here’s the problem and solution… When you’re using Nginx as a reverse proxy to Apache sometimes the upstream server can send headers too big to […]

Borscht – Beetroot soup with feta recipe

A friend gave me some home grown beetroot so I decided to make a bit of Borscht, or beetroot soup! Ingredients – Makes enough for 3-4 600g (3-4 large beets), peeled and grated coarsely 500g (around 5-6) of ripe tomatoes, halved (I suppose if you’re really lazy you could use a tin of chopped tomatoes) […]

Coronation butter beans recipe

A Coronation Chicken alternative for veggies, pretty damn tasty! Ingredients – Makes about enough for 8 people to dip into at a party! 4 tins of good quality butter beans, drained 1 large tablespoon of mango chutney 2 large tablespoons of Greek yogurt 2 large tablespoons of good mayonnaise 1 large tablespoon of madras curry […]

Peanut butter triple chocolate brownie recipe

I made this chocolate brownie (without the peanut butter) to give as Christmas presents to friends last year. It’s gooey and incredible, the peanut butter gives it a lovely taste and crunch! Ingredients 250g of unsalted butter 300g of good dark chocolate 135g of plain flour 60g of cocoa powder 150g of good white chocolate, […]