Finally Producing Produce

It has once again been a while since we posted anything. I have meant to write so many times and have hundreds of pictures on my phone that have never ended up on here. We have now been enjoying all the goodies that the garden is now offering, and really enjoying cooking meals that have … Continue reading Finally Producing Produce

Whats Been Happening with Us?

The truth is not a lot! The garden this year hasn't received as much attention as last. I feel a bit guilty as the van suddenly took over our focus. We have had some fruit and vegetables that have done better this year and some that never made it at all. We had great success … Continue reading Whats Been Happening with Us?

3….2….1….We Have Produce

Well hello all!! It has been a while since we last wrote a post, but we have lots to update you on, so here is what we have been up to lately. We have been on a few foraging walks. We collected Rosehips from some Japanese Rose bushes that we found, which are currently in … Continue reading 3….2….1….We Have Produce

What ya got Cookin’?

It’s Elderflower season. There is plenty everywhere at the minute. So on a walk out I collected a few flower heads (only what I would need for any recipe, knowing I could collect more if The recipe needed it) and took them home to make something with. I say something because honestly I wasn’t sure … Continue reading What ya got Cookin’?

Time for Tea

I had been thinking about experimenting with different edible plants and herbs, after reading up on all their incredible health benefits. I had thought about dehydrating the plants to make them into tea. After eating the nettle crisps a few days back, and reading up on all there health benefits, I wanted to use that … Continue reading Time for Tea

Dastardly Dandelions

Its that time of year again! You all know what I mean! As  soon as the weather gets warmer those little yellow buggers pop up every where, Yep Dandelions! The garden is full of them, and we've declared war! I've dug up a lot especially around the big stumps, and honestly I had no idea … Continue reading Dastardly Dandelions

Cooking Up a Storm

The past few days I have been experimenting in the kitchen. I tried a strawberry Jam and a plum jam using different ways of cooking it. I also baked some bread that didn't quite go to plan but tasted good anyway. I firstly made the strawberry jam. I had two punnets of strawberries that were in dire need of being … Continue reading Cooking Up a Storm

What Pickles Your Fancy?

Well what have we been up to this week? We have been having a look at the different ways of preserving food, ready for once we have food to store. Pickling, canning and Jam making will be on the cards to try over the next few weeks. We decided to first have a go at … Continue reading What Pickles Your Fancy?