Category Archives: Gardening

Purple and yellow carrots

Day 16 in the 2015 Vegan MoFo: Complimentary colours – For instance, Red & Green, Purple & Yellow, Blue & Orange. Purple and yellow carrots! Real ale is now called ‘craft beer’ and fancy restaurants call carrots like these ‘heritage carrots’. … Continue reading

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Green tomato chutney

This is the first time I’ve made chutney and it worked really well! The tomatoes were donated by a lady who used to live next door to me, she pops round now and again… I will give her a jar, … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Chutney

Our tomato plant had a second wind and made another load of fruit! I think it was the warm September we had. Anyway, my fella was chuffed as nuts as he got to pick them and make green tomato chutney… … Continue reading

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Corn Porn 2

I have a love affair with tomatoes and corn. I remember them from my childhood. I only had them in the summer. They were extraordinary. Alice Waters Previously… I wrote about my obsession with fresh sweetcorn in 2011 in Corn … Continue reading

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Redcurrant Jelly

It’s that time of year! My redcurrant bush was dripping with currants this year! I’ve been adding them to salads and brunches and everything inbetween. Marc picked a load and made redcurrant jelly which we will be tucking into with … Continue reading

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Kitchen Window Chillis

The chillis on my kitchen window sill are doing very well! These little firey peppers are great in salads, veggie chilli, curry and a host of other dishes including scrambled tofu and they just look so pretty!  

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News from the Garden

Finally! Our tomatoes are begining to ripen. It’s been a wet miserable summer but the last few weeks have been quite warm and the tomatoes are on the change! Hopefully we won’t have to make too much green tomato chutney … Continue reading

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