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What to do with a glut of damsons

September 10, 2011

This year has been a bumper damson crop for everybody according to the lady who rang my jam jars through the till at our local independant department store.  And yet it’s only a certain sort of cookbook that has any damson recipes in it, let alone a choice. I’ve gathered together a list of my favourite damson recipes to help … Read the full post

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Why sometimes it’s just lovely to do your own grocery shopping

April 14, 2011

Last time we talked about online grocery shopping, and how it’s convenience can help you to eat healthily when life is busy.  But there’s a down side too.  A picture is worth a thousand words. This is what you don’t get when you do your shopping online.

The freshest leaves…

spring salad

The youngest, tenderest produce…

Spring rhubarb

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Take the One Pot Pledge

August 6, 2010

one pot pledge logoNope, this is nothing to do with saving on washing up.  The One Pot Pledge® is a campaign from the Garden Organic charity to entice 30,000 non growers into growing at least one edible plant at home.  It’s an excellent idea and not too outrageous either; everybody has room for one pot of soil even if it’s just on a … Read the full post

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Radish Raita

July 11, 2010

Even if you only dabble in growing your own vegetables, chances are that you grow a few radish here and there.  Few crops are as reliable or quick, speeding from sowing to serving in as little as three weeks. Our garden alternates between the mild, multi-coloured globe shaped radish that were my first ever crop and the hotter, torpedo shaped … Read the full post

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