Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tomato Risotto Recipe

With the glut of tomatoes continuing, we have to keep looking for new and exciting ways to use them up. This risotto certainly does that, it makes a thick and rich tomato base into which most sorts of vegetables can … Continue reading

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Courgette and Tomato Soup – helping to deal with two gluts

Whilst the courgette production is beginning to slow down with the weather turning autumnal, we still have a lot in the fridge. The tomatoes are also just beginning to be less productive, even so we are getting several kilos per … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Chowder

The sweetcorn are doing really well this year. I planted more than I would normally do (in fact I seemed to do that with just about everything this year). They are ripening well and we are getting more than one … Continue reading

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Our sweetcorn are now cropping. Its a fantastic vegetable, very simple to grow and always tastier than the stuff you buy at the supermarket. This year for the first time we “chitted” the seed. Chitting means that we put the … Continue reading

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Nunnington Hall

Over the weekend we went out to Nunnington HallĀ a National Trust property in North Yorkshire. Its a lovely property, full of interesting rooms, helpful guides and a fun garden where they had created a search route which entertained our grandson … Continue reading

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