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Fermented watermelon gazpacho with Jelena

Gor blimey it’s hot, isn’t it? Well, that seems like the perfect time to work on this delicious – and most importantly, CHILLED – watermelon gazpacho from our fermentation expert Jelena (@potsandfoodtoshare on Instagram). Over to Jelena: **FERMENTED WATERMELON GAZPACHO** Here is my video showing you how to ferment veg to make watermelon gazpacho. I […]

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Let’s make a Kitchen Garden

Things are hotting up in the kitchen garden. Well, anyway, with the outside soil temperature now 6°C and with just 10 days to go before the equinox I feel emboldened to plant some seeds directly outside. We’re going to plant a row each of carrots, chives and radishes as well as some more beetroot. We’ll be […]

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Kitchen Garden Workshop 5

We’ve prepared our beds, (have we?), and sown for early spring production. But if you’ve done nothing yet, don’t worry. You can start over from February and you’ll still be able to produce salad and vegetables for the late spring, all summer and into next winter. Sowing starts now. Or at least, it does when […]

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Make a Kitchen Garden 3

Make a Kitchen Garden 3

As the winter solstice looms we are asking ourselves what are we going to grow this year? For the purposes of this workshop we’ve established some strategies that will help us have more successes that failures. We’re going to be growing the easier things whilst we build up our confidence. But we also want to […]

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Let’s Make a Kitchen Garden Step 2

Our winter salad seeds have all germinated in their gutters. Since you were here Tony and I have also planted a couple of trays of pea shoots. All these can go into your kitchen garden now. But first we need to build some shelter. We need protection primarily from bird damage. Pigeons especially are partial […]

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