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Sauteed Jerusalem Artichokes with Garlic & Bay Leaves - Courtesy of Jamie Oliver

Update on Jerusalem Artichokes.

I promised I would report back on how my Jerusalem Artichokes with Bay Leaves turned out. First, I chickened out – I decided to par-boil my Jerusalem Artichokes for a few minutes before I followed the Jamie Oliver recipe. This seemed to work, re: the ‘wind’ factor. Plus I had to add another good splash […]

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Jerusalem artichoke, pear, brazil nut & goat's cheese salad

Jerusalem Artichokes: Time to dig ’em up!

It’s that time of year again for us Kitchen Gardeners – time to dig up those prized Jerusalem Artichokes and concoct or create some tasty and nourishing recipes to share with family and friends.  I planted my weird looking, knobbly artichokes early last spring – then the plants grew to about 12 foot tall, and were […]

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Part of our Italian style meal cooked in our wood fired oven

Wood-Fired Oven Cooks Italian (Well, almost) – plus Recipes

What did I decide to cook on one of the few glorious sunny weekends we have had in the UK this year? I had planned an (almost) Italian themed meal, using our beloved Beehive Terracotta oven, which usually  snuggled under our garden tent, as if protecting itself from the monstrous rivulets of monsoon rain that seem […]

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Favourite potato dish for summer

Greek Lemon Roasted Potatoes Recipes

Greek Lemon Roasted Potatoes Recipes I call this recipe for Greek Lemon Roasted Potatoes by another name really.  I call them Greek Lemony Potatoes.   Chopped, then thrown into a big bowl and mixed with good Olive Oil, lots of thyme, bay leaves, rosemary etc, lemon zest and juice, a pinch of sugar and a […]

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