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More Tomatoes, More Courgettes etc.

The fact I have many tomato plants this year is now really coming home to roost – with ripening tomatoes waiting to be picked both inside the greenhouse and out. 464 more words


Go Local Food world this week

On Wednesday much weeding going on in preparation for the big BBQ on Saturday. Last seen John and Ian were off to weed the onion patch. 216 more words

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Habas con jamon (broad beans with Serrano ham and mint)

One of the things I love most about summer holidays abroad is the opportunity to try out lots of local dishes. Sadly we’re not going overseas this year. 445 more words


Bumper harvest

Well, it is that time of year again when all your hard work pays off and you get a bumper harvest, if you can beat the thieves and the slugs!  423 more words


Risotto primavera

This is the sum total of my veg patch harvest this year. Maybe my living of the rural idyll is limited a little by my skills. 309 more words


The return from holiday catch up ...

Ian is back from holiday and catching up with what went on last week. He says that you might all cheer to hear that the broad bean glut is coming to an end soon. 162 more words

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bacon, oyster mushrooms, sweetcorn and broad beans on toast

I have recently been growing oyster mushrooms on my windowsill at home with surprising success (I have had about three portions). While there wasn’t enough to make a meal for two on their  own, with some tasty accompaniments they made a delicious brunch for two. 220 more words