It’s 5.45am, and I’m trying to decide what Bank Holiday Recipes to cook for a very soggy Bank Holiday – it’s a choice between Chicken Traybake, Flambeed Chicken with Asparagus or a Chunky Apple, Raisin, Walnut & Cider cake to keep us warm. Maybe make them all?
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Asparagus, Broad Bean, Pea and Pecorino Salad is a great Spring salad when local fresh Asparagus is available. It’s light, refreshing, tasty and guaranteed to lift your appetite to new heights. It can be a fabulous side dish for grilled chicken, grilled lamb chops, simple burgers etc. But with the addition of Crispy Palma Ham […]
This is the step by step story of how I managed to get my Asparagus Bed ready and my Asparagus crowns planted despite the freezing ground and wet and damp dire Spring weather. Almost gave up, but the thought of being able to eat those juicy, tender Asparagus stems, dripping with melted butter, lemon zest […]
A new house, a new garden (almost virgin territory), a new computer and within a few days, an updated Blog site. Meals to cook, cafes and restaurants to visit, a brand new Kitchen Garden to create from scratch and loads of new Food Adventures to share! After the many months of painting and packing up […]
Downsize Diary: One Day More …… Where has the time gone. Only One Day More until we move to the seaside at Hornsea. We are, to put it not very politely, knackered! Erik’s knee has gone wonky, and my feet and ankles are so worn out, having trecked up and down 3 floors of our […]
Garlic Disaster – It’s gone Rusty! But Asparagus Success! Oh, the trials and tribulations of a Kitchen Gardener. Generally it all works out well, but just sometimes …… see for yourselves. 4 years in a row I’ve grown perfect Garlic – but now it’s been attacked, by Garlic Rust. I planted it last Autumn, it […]
Glorious Garlic from my Kitchen Garden: I planted our garlic bulbs in October. Each one was broken up into individual cloves, then planted just so that the top green tip was fractionally showing above the soil. I had to protect them with canes placed strategically at all angles to stop our friendly blackbirds and annoying […]