Sweet as Candy
Eat / Gift / Make

Sweet as Candy

Want a sweet treat and a delicious smelling house? Make candied peel. I’m not really a fan of shop-bought candied peel because it’s too bitter and dry. However, home-made candied peel is the perfect balance of sweet, chewy and crunchy. It’s lovely nibbled on its own, reaches a whole new level dipped into dark chocolate … Continue reading

Eat / Gift / Grow

Eat your weeds #1

Weekends are ideal for walks in the countryside and gentle afternoons weeding the garden (remember to wear sunscreen – it’s all too easy to get burned when distracted by a particularly stubborn clump of weeds). Both of these activities give you ample opportunity to stock up the larder. While most people tend to throw their … Continue reading