Eat / Grow

Smoked trout salad, home made burgers and Fiddlehead ferns

I’ve had an utterly joyful Easter weekend full of foraging, Easter egg hunts, BBQs and enjoying the first few meals from the garden. Along with home made burgers (good mince with a reasonable fat content, finely chopped fried onion and good bacon, tomato puree, Balsalmic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, chilli, Maldon salt and pepper, all mixed together, formed … Continue reading


Plant personalities #2: Radishes

Radishes are a lovely friendly little things. They grow really quickly, are pretty low-maintenance, feel equally at home in containers as in a vegetable patch, and come in lots of interesting varieties (today’s purchase was purple radishes from Mr Fothergill’s Vegetable Explorer range, which also includes stripey beetroot, asparagus peas and scorzerona, an artichoke-like root vegetable. I was tempted … Continue reading