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Marrowmania Soup

However hard we try, and whether we want it or not, there’s always a moment in every vegetable patch when a few …

Bricking it: Melanzane Parmigiana

My adopted greenhouse is in full swing. Tomatoes, cucumbers (performing again after a month off), peppers, basil. The aubergine plants are sending …

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 …

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 …

Speed plating

The weather we’ve had here has brought on a very un-British jumping of queues and uncontrolled excess in the vegetable and fruit …

Berried Treasure

There has been a pretty amazing few weeks of fruitiness here in the Dig My Veg garden. Plants that were introduced two …

When life gifts you lemons…

A couple of weeks ago I was approached by a company I’d not heard of before… tree2mydoor.com … which specialises in fruit …

Unparsimonious Parsnip Cake

Gosh, this is really, really, REALLY good! On a lacklustre Sunday afternoon, I can highly recommend this parsnip cake recipe. I’m not …

Spicy Parsnip Soup

As promised, here’s a recipe for my Spicy Parsnip Soup, which was surprisingly sophistica-tasty for something so quick and easy to make. I …