Recipe: Warm Sausage Salad

At this time of year (July – August) we get a glut of salad items to the point where just eating them as a cold salad isn’t enough. We’ve found a number of recipes for warm salads and have found this is one of the most versatile. The basic recipe can be extended by adding…… Continue reading Recipe: Warm Sausage Salad

2019-Sowing Tomatoes

2019 Tomato Sowing Despite the weather, I’ve sorted out the tomatoes to grow in 2019. Its a 50/50 split between new varieties acquired from a seed swap and seeds I’ve saved from previous years. The full list is: Angelle, Aunt Ruby’s German Green, Balconi Red, Black and Brown Boar, Black Krim, Black Vernissage, Britain’s Breakfast,…… Continue reading 2019-Sowing Tomatoes

Recipe: Salmon, Leeks & Tomatoes

This is a quick cooked tasty serving of salmon. As ever, items in italics are from our garden. Ingredients (for 2) 200g cherry tomatoes 2x skinless salmon fillets (140g each) 350g finely sliced leeks 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1xtbsp wholegrain mustard 1xtbsp honey juice of 1/2 lemon Vegetables & Carbohydrates to serve Method Put the…… Continue reading Recipe: Salmon, Leeks & Tomatoes

Recipe: Hot Sausage Salad

During summer and early autumn, there’s a lot of salad greens growing in the garden. Using them in “ordinary” salads eventually gets boring however, this warm salad is an easy delicious improvement. Ingredients (for 2) 10  (or more) cherry tomatoes Lettuce cucumber 200g sausages (we use gluten free) 1 x avocado 1tbsp wine vinegar (red…… Continue reading Recipe: Hot Sausage Salad

Recipe: Roast Vegetables & Salmon

I love tray bakes, they’re simple and (usually) just need you to put it all together and leave it alone. This recipe isn’t quite that simple but takes about 40 minutes from start to finish. Ingredients (for 2) 100g (or more) cherry tomatoes 1 large courgette 60g (or more) french beans 2 peppers ( 1…… Continue reading Recipe: Roast Vegetables & Salmon

Polytunnel Vegetables

  We’re now into late May so the polytunnel is beginning to get planted up. Up until now, its been providing us with lettuces and swiss chard but the swiss chard is coming to an end so now the summer vegetables get added. I’ve decided to follow through with similar planting to last year, Dwarf…… Continue reading Polytunnel Vegetables