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July 2017

Black Velvet, if you please

I’ve made a few frozen concoctions in my ice cream machine, but nothing quite as delicious as this ice cream. I followed this …

Sultritaliano

This week has seen a mix of hot days, with high humidity, building up to very sultry evenings followed by night storms. …

Milking the blackcurrants

My two blackcurrants haven’t done very well this year. I say ‘this year’, but it is only their second summer since planting, …

Colours of the Week

Some of yesterday’s harvest: last of the broad beans, first decent pick of the blackcurrants A stand selling plants at this week’s …