harvest

Rhubarb Shrub

Rhubarb Shrub

When we last visited my parents, my dad gave me some sticks of rhubarb from the giant plant in his vegetable patch that had gone a bit nutty while they were on holiday. We’re big fans of rhubarb in our house, but although we have a plant in a container, I have yet to establish […]

  Continue Reading
  17th July 2016   No comments
Parsley Pesto

Parsley Pesto

Basil is absolutely luscious, but this variation on the pesto theme is (surprisingly) even tastier – and parsley is a lot easier to crop in the British climate. The quantities in this recipe are a bit free and easy, so go easy with the garlic, cheese and lemon, adding gradually until you get the ideal […]

  Continue Reading
  31st July 2015   No comments
Vegetable &  halloumi kebabs

Vegetable & halloumi kebabs

The barbecue doesn’t need to be the preserve of meat – quality vegetable kebabs go down a treat with meat eaters and herbivores, they just require a bit of time and imagination. The halloumi adds some bite and additional texture, going beautifully crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside. Prep: 20 mins Cook: […]

  Continue Reading
  31st July 2015   No comments
Homemade burgers

Homemade burgers

A few homegrown ingredients from the garden can completely transform bog standard burgers into meaty sandwich sensations. Prep: 25 mins Cook: 30 mins Ingredients 200g minced beef (sirloin if possible) per person Finely chopped onion Grated carrot One red chilli Fresh tarragon Dijon mustard Egg Method Mash the chilli up with some salt in pepper […]

  Continue Reading
  31st July 2015   No comments
Simple minty potato salad

Simple minty potato salad

A quick and easy potato salad that makes a lovely side dish for a BBQ. Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins Ingredients Potatoes Mayonnaise Fresh mint, finely chopped, or frozen mint Method Start by dicing your potatoes into bite-sized chunks. Boil them until they’re just tender (about 15 Minutes), then drain and let them cool. […]

  Continue Reading
  4th May 2015   No comments
Simple seasoned wedges

Simple seasoned wedges

Customised potato wedges for a healthier alternative to chips or fries. Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Ingredients Potatoes Olive oil Seasoning Method This is a really simple one. You cut you potatoes in half, lengthways, and in half again, so you get wedges. If they’re big potatoes you might need to cut them into […]

  Continue Reading
  4th May 2015   No comments
BBQ naked courgettes

BBQ naked courgettes

Courgette + bbq = healthy and tasty side dish Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins Ingredients Courgettes/zucchini/summer squash Method For long courgettes/zucchini, simply cut lengthways into quarters. If you have summer squash in different shapes, cut them into thick slices. Cook on the barbecue with your other ingredients, until the skin is flame-grilled and the […]

  Continue Reading
  4th April 2015   No comments

Pin It on Pinterest