Refined flavour and milder in taste than onions, shallots are something I’d have thought I’d be automatically drawn to produce on the allotment. Surprisingly, until this year, I had not. Continue reading “Easy Home Grown Pickled Shallots”
Category: Plot Eats
Disaster Tomato Chutney
This easy to make tomato chutney recipe is great for using up unripe tomatoes.
As the proverbial phrase goes, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Super supper from the store, Onion and Cider soup with Gruyère
Onions are often treated as an additional ingredient to a dish.
Indeed, they are essential in creating a base for so many cuisines including the foundation of many Italian sauces and Indian curries.
Continue reading “Super supper from the store, Onion and Cider soup with Gruyère”
A bowlful of winter, Parsnip soup
Apparently, to grow the perfect parsnip you just do nothing.
Celebrating autumn – Squash soup
Every year, there is a sudden moment in the latter part of September when I see and feel the definitive shift in the season and I know the autumn has arrived. This happened as I made my way home from work last week. Continue reading “Celebrating autumn – Squash soup”
10 ways to eat strawberries – when you ask Twitter
I have a confession. I neglect the strawberries growing on our allotment.
I feel incredibly guilty about this, I really do. The strawberries know my guilt. They have heard me tell the neighbours who visit the plot. Continue reading “10 ways to eat strawberries – when you ask Twitter”