Category Archive: Recipes

In Production Today – March 2012

March is generally when summer productivity slows and diversity decreases in my garden. But pawpaw have surged ahead, jute and all the basils are brilliant, and I’m picking the last plump figs. Rats… Continue reading

Growing And Cooking Plantains (and other green bananas)

Cooked plantains are an important alternative to rice in Afro-Caribbean cuisine.

International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week started on Sunday and today I installed a new compost bin from Aerobin. It took an hour:

Bellis Gin

In autumn we make our own special liqueur which we’ve named ‘Bellis gin’. The recipe is adapted from the traditional English Sloe Gin recipe, which uses the fruit of the Sloe bush, Prunus… Continue reading

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