Best Apple Pie EVER!

Our apple trees are bursting with ripe juicy fruit …so now’s the time to make the best apple pie EVER!

Gooseberry and Elderflower jam

It’s no coincidence that the respective seasons for gooseberries and elderflowers are one of the same. The tart taste of the gooseberry goes so well with the sweet vanilla-esque taste of the elderflower. A match made in heaven.

Four reasons to grow Turnips

Turnips – even the name is a bit of a turn-off.  So why would anyone want to grow them, right? Well, as it turns (ha!) out I have FOUR reasons why you should. And as a bonus a lovely recipe for you to try… Europe Turnips are one of those vegetables that are well known […]

Rosehip Syrup Recipe

We made rosehip syrup from homegrown and foraged rosehips.

Honeyed Hazels Recipe

After seeing nuts forming on my own plants I suddenly saw a wild ones growing not far from my home. As soon as the nuts turned a bit yellowy brown I went back to pick a few before the squirrels got them. Honeyed Hazels was the next logical step.

How to Make Rhubarb (and ginger) Cordial

We’ve had a great crop of rhubarb this year and I was wondering how best to use it…