Category Archives: In the kitchen

Marrow and ginger jam

As growers of courgettes the country over will appreciate, marrows are an inevitable hazard! Fantastically prolific and sooo easy to grow it’s laughable, these little gems will keep you busy all summer.   I remember many years ago an old lady telling me her favourite jam was marrow and ginger jam so that seemed to be an obvious solution to my …

Pumpkin curry

I first came across pumpkins many years ago as a student. Some enterprising colleagues had thrown a Hallowe’en party and were determined to use all the pumpkin mash in a (not very tasty) pie. Needless to say it was probably one of those great big yellow Jack’o’lantern types which we are all very familiar with now. My next pumpkin experience …

Too many carrots

Whether too little time or too many plants we always seem to have too many carrots. This year was no exception and all of a sudden I realised my early carrots were still in the ground. (This year I had sown Early Nantes 2 from Moles seeds-www.molesseeds.co.uk) Unfortunately some of them had split but that didn’t mean they had to be wasted. A little …
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