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”
My kitchen without garlic is an empty, soulless place.
History is absolutely on my side with this perspective. Garlic has been worshipped throughout the course of humankind. Continue reading “Love Garlic? Then you have to grow your own”
Here are a few of my favourite articles and blog posts from September 2018. Continue reading “10 highlights from the grow your own blogs: September 2018”
I’ve learned it’s important to take a step back and reflect. I noticed this with my writing a while back. After hours (with some posts) or days (with many others) of writing down the words and ideas in my head, I’d often feel incredibly jumbled up.
Here are a few of my favourite articles and blog posts from August 2018. Continue reading “10 highlights from the grow your own blogs: August 2018”
Everyone wants an allotment garden.
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.
Allotment gardening and the opportunity to grow your own fruit and vegetables should be accessible to everyone.
My best mate Ali lives in Bristol, and when he pops over for a visit he often jokes that he knows he’s entered Wales when he’s met by a band of rain.