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Broad Bean, Zucchini & Parmesan Soup

Soups are without a doubt the ultimate comfort food in my humble unicorn opinion. The warmth, the aromas & the blend of flavors can’t do anything but please your soul! 330 more words


Death to the Broadbeans!

The gift that keeps on giving. The garden isn’t yet doing its spring “too much too eat at one time” thing, but still the treats come in dribs and drabs. 316 more words


Creamy Leek + Broad Bean Pasta

This is a lovely creamy dish – it is also very simple and uses ingredients that most people should have at home. You could substitute the leeks and beans, however it’s the combination of the two with the creamy sauce that makes it for me! 156 more words

Broad beans

After a fairly slow growing winter, the broad beans are all in full flower and looking healthy. There has been so much wind and rain and even a hail storm, we have been worried that they wouldn’t cope. 57 more words


The First of the Broad Beans

Last year the broad beans were out of control. ¬†I wasn’t here enough to pick them in time and look after them properly. The towering plants fell over in the winds and I picked most of them a bit too late in the season – meaning I had lot of floury hard beans. 182 more words

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September Update

We have had a very successful summer with no serious disease or loses. A few problems arouse through poor planting such as failed cobra beans but on the whole everything cropped. 195 more words

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Scotland Agrees ...

… regardless of the current debate raging over Scotland’s future, everyone I have spoken to recently is unanimous: this fine, dry, warm September weather can continue just as long as it likes. 143 more words