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Artichokes to Zucchini

It is interesting that so many of us have rituals which precede the starting of a job and I find it difficult to start a post unless I have a title. 722 more words


Allotment Update (17th September 2016)

Things are slowing down a little on the allotment now, courgettes that were producing one fruit a day, are now producing about one a week. Other summer crops are coming to the end of their season. 70 more words

Garden / Allotment

Hey wasp, get off my broad beans

I know I’m not overly keen on broad beans, but there they are again in my garden, standing tall and festooned with a multitude of flowers.  603 more words

Sarah The Gardener


17 Sept – Today was a stunning day – hot and sunny, like summer, not early spring!  A couple of weeks ago, the road out of our valley was closed because of snow.   192 more words


Selvi's Chicken Curry with Broad Beans

One of the nicest chicken dishes I’ve had in a while. The addition of  beans – avarakkai in Tamil, aka Indian broad beans – elevates the dish to a satisfying level. 151 more words


Summer Risotto

On a balmy summer evening we podded local broad beans and picked some french beans from the vines in our back yard. We used a stock made from a previously roasted chicken which was subsequently used to poach chicken fillets for a Coronation Chicken. 452 more words