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Spaghetti with broad beans, peas and pesto.

This is a pure spring recipe. When the peas and the broad bean (fave) arrive on the market it’s time to cook this recipe.

Ingredients for 2: 220 more words


The Allotment Diary: Revenge of the Weeds [01/05/16]

The sun was shining this week and it actually felt like summer finally.  This joy was tempered somewhat though by … the weeds.  Back with vengeance, all our nice clear beds were again speckled with little green shoots. 84 more words



Early visit to the gym this morning at 7am and on the allotment at 9am. The weather today has been beautiful. Blue skies and warm sunshine filled the day. 178 more words

Rusty The Allotment Cat

Mediterranean Stew

This is what to make if you want something gorgeously moreish, filling and healthy. And don’t we all want that ALL the time? You’ll be filled up due to all the beans :) but you won’t feel all bloated and fat as it’s got just a little smidgen of oil to fry the onions. 149 more words


Purple Rain, Purple Sprouting Broccoli

It’s looking like there may be some rain over the bank holiday weekend. And given that we are getting hail (even snow?!?) in late April who knows maybe we might just get some purple rain! 362 more words



We woke this morning to clear skies and glorious sunshine – and no frost on the grass, for once, which was an improvement on the last couple of weeks. 270 more words


Broad bean Hummus - Hamiltonhill Style

Well that’s the last of the 2014 broad beans from the freezer. The ones we’ve planted this season at the plot at Hamiltonhill are just poking their noses through now. 122 more words

Jan Nimmo