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More pickling, jamming & dehydrating

In addition to the mock-capers, I’ve been pickling, jamming and  dehydrating other things to store for the months ahead. Pickled cucumbers I’ve …

Self-seeders & Mock’apers

  Something I’ve really enjoyed in the garden this summer is seeing how certain plants I introduced last year have self-seeded and landscaped themselves …

A Greek wedding: Garlic & Cucumber

Today has been one of those incredibly rare days. It’s been slightly overcast but bright, and a perfect temperature… with a gentle …

Marathon runner chutney

With all this lovely weather we’ve been having, it’s worth getting up extra early and making the most of things. This is …

Two quick Olympic suppers

Some of my favourite meals are the simplest, quickest affairs. Especially when there is all this fantastic Olympic TV to catch up …

Elderberry Gin

It’s been brought to my attention that the elderberry season is starting. Although I have 3 elder trees in my garden hedge, I …

My other soup’s a Borscht

So, I got a bit more experimental with my next soup, having quite a few beetroot that needed using up, as well …

A tale of two soups

It’s been a few months since the comedian Victoria Wood passed away. Her 1986 “two soups” sketch was so hardwired in my brain that …

Romanesco, tu sei una stella

It is the first year I’ve grown the Romanesco variety of courgette and one of the many things I’m loving about it is the …

More fool you

“What’s for pudding, mum? Tell me it’s not yoghurt again?” No, it’s, it’s … Gooseberry Fool. What’s Fool?” “Well, you, um, take …

Chard of the Lights brigade

Chard (also know as Swiss chard) is one of those super-charged vegetables that is packed with a high percentage of your daily vitamin …