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November 2015

Laconic leeks & an open bottle of red

POST UPDATE: I was amazed, a few months after writing this post, to win the British Leek Growers Association 2016 competition: ‘Love My Leeks’ Recipe! …

November is for…

In the kitchen garden, November is for Preserving, Protecting and Planning (and a little Planting, if you feel like it) Here’s 10 things I’ve got to …

Red Cabbage & Beetroot chutney

Come the end of October, I had accumulated a large ‘volume’ of vegetables from the garden that needed using in a ‘big’ …

Trench warfare

The great thing about a bit of – what my mum would call – “slash and burn” is the misguided sense of …