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Summer Minestrone Soup

I love minestrone soup, but often find that it can be quite heavy and overpowering for during the summer months, so I decided to create a summer style version that you can easily chuck in any seasonal veg that you want to. 266 more words


Recipe: Courgette Salad with Thai Dressing

This is a lightning quick salad to produce, even quicker if you don’t skin the broad beans.

For the Dressing
Juice of half a lime… 97 more words


I have always found podding peas or beans an enjoyable activity, particularly while sitting outside on a warm, sunny summer day. Yes, I realise that this may seem odd to some people (including members of my own family). 506 more words


Meatballs with broad beans & lemon

Delicious meatballs with a real summery feel. Use fresh broad beans if you can get them but frozen will work just as well. You can prepare this dish in advance and just reheat before serving. 566 more words


Friday 18th July 2014 - George missed all the fun.

At 2am this morning, (no I wasn’t down the allotment weeding), I was woken up by some wonderful flashes of lightning and some rather substantial cracks of thunder. 265 more words

Farewell then, broad beans

I’ve just dug up the last of the broad bean plants. It’s something I’ve been putting off – they get chopped up and added to the compost bin which is a bit hard on the (injured but recovering) hands – but it is done now, and that’s it until late spring next year. 902 more words


Cool Spanish summer beans!

People frequently think of Spanish beans as the perfect food for winter. And while they do go wonderfully in any number of hearty soups and stews, Spanish beans are also the perfect accompaniment for any number of fresh and simple summer recipes. 84 more words

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