The last of this series and the easiest!
Because strawberries won’t last t’il winter, one of the best options to preserve those amazing fruits is still to freeze them. 302 more words
11 years ago we bought a house with an all but abandoned veg patch. There were three large rhubarb clumps. When I made three distinct raised bed around the crudely dug earth, I divided the rhubarb and replanted it in several places in my revitalised veg patch presuming it would not all survive. 290 more words
By Cathy Barrow
The mango is such a satisfying fruit after these past few months of storage apples. The colour alone is exotic and promising. I am so mad for mango that this year I was determined to make enough condiments to enjoy after the season has passed, but the reality is different. 1,477 more words
It must have been 1996 when I first tried to make Seville orange marmalade. I was still at Drama school and living at the far end of Camden Town (which meant it was really Mornington Crescent) in a flat so near the railway line it seemed to lean slightly with every passing train. 2,387 more words