Monthly Archives: June 2018

very very berry

Time to get out my wonderful Finnish steam juicer… The currants this year have suddenly ripened and are threatening to go over in the heat so I picked them all and will make jelly and jam tomorrow. The gooseberries are … Continue reading

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purple podded peas

Despite my annual vow never to grow peas again, (fighting the predations of mice before germination and pigeons when growing is a wearisome process – especially as they are so cheap and easy to buy frozen), yet again I succumbed … Continue reading

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early morning visitor

Arriving at the huerto at 06.30 this morning, the light was magical. As was this beautiful visitor; I was heading for a raspberry snack so had quite a surprise! Flowers now in abundance, the roses especially beautiful in their velvety … Continue reading

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midsummer day’s dream

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… and the perfect ingredients for a primavera risotto

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