How to Grow & Cook From The Garden & Hedgerow
Callaloo & Curly Kale
A good pear harvest this year.
Aubergines and I have a difficult relationship
Blackberries. Here is a simple recipe that’s perfect for the baskets of hedgerow fruit that you can collect this season.
Fagiolo Rampicante – Climbing French Beans.
Purple Podded Peas. I waited for what seemed like an eternity for the beautiful purple podded peas to mature this summer I was so looking forward to them. Fresh peas from the garden are sweet and tender and good enough to eat raw straight from the pod or tossed into a quick salad. They are also lovely as a soup. Here is a traditional mint and pea soup which I make with a little extra spice and coconut flavour.
Musselburgh Leeks. The best thing about February is getting inventive with harvest from the garden and using other ingredients in the freezer and the cupboards to make something delicious. In these winter months soups are a mixture of loveliness harvested this month and those stored from the summer.
Blue Skinned Pumpkins. Autumn brings the maturing of pumpkins and squashes. As we turn our collars a little the autumnal weather finds me seeking richer colours, sweeter tastes, herby infusions in addition to more weighty meals. This recipe is sweet and warm using lots of nice grains and pulses. Toss in some cashews and raisins made each mouthful of this warm meal sumptuous explosion. Perfect for any autumn day.
Roses Are Hip. As late summer arrives in the park near where I live beautiful