How to Use Windfall Apples: Toffee Apple Steamed Pudding Recipe

How to Use Windfall Apples: Toffee Apple Steamed Pudding Recipe
We eat a lot of apples but our dessert apple tree ripens early, and they don’t store well. We also have a problem with codling moth, which means many apples drop early and with the… View Post

How to Use Up a Courgette Glut: Crispy Courgette Bites

How to Use Up a Courgette Glut: Crispy Courgette Bites
Simple recipe for cooking crispy courgette bites and making the most of summer vegetables or a glut. View Post

Peas, turnips and new trees

Peas, turnips and new trees
This weekend we managed quite a lot of time in the garden, which was a nice surprise considering how ill we all were and the unpredictable weather. I find being outdoors in our garden invigorating… View Post

Pancake day, potatoes and potting on

Pancake day, potatoes and potting on
Pancake day, or Shrove Tuesday, is embedded in UK cultural and culinary tradition. For me it’s an interesting blend of my Canadian and English roots – the pancakes I make are definitely more in the… View Post

11 February 2023 – signs of life

11 February 2023 – signs of life
What a joy to see the first of my seeds germinating. The onions were eager to get going, tiny little white and green strands unfurling before my eyes, and now four of the tomato ‘Heinz’… View Post