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Recipes using our home-grown fruit and vegetables.

Butternut Squash Soup with Chilli & Creme Fraiche Courtesy Good Food

Soup Time: Butternut Squash Soup with Chilli & Creme Fraiche Recipe.

Our wonderful late summer days have suddenly deserted us, judging by the steady sound of the rain, thudding on our new extension rooftop just under our bedroom window.  Waking early, at 5.00am, I lay there, my mind racing as usual, then I thought “What shall we have for lunch today?” Remembering what a wonderful mix […]

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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 Soup with Parsnip Crisps - courtesy Delicious

More Jerusalem Artichokes: Recipes & Tips.

The more I researched about Jerusalem Artichokes, the more I realised I ought to share some very important tips! In most culinary circles, I have discovered that Jerusalem Artichokes, with their smooth, interesting flavour,  are also known as …… close your eyes if you are of a delicate disposition …… ‘fartichokes’.   They have the ability to […]

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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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Salad Raised Bed

Raised Beds.

Raised Beds – At Last! Would you believe it?  We have three beautiful raised beds in our expanding Kitchen Garden.  All filled up with, (from the bottom upwards), bits of brick and stones for drainage, old cardboard boxes opened up from deliveries, our amazing homemade compost, and shop-bought compost mixed with top soil and a […]

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