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Allotment Adventures: You never finish…

Last weekend we had a long list of things to do  on the plot and had assigned Sunday as the day to do it. We had popped round to deliver some compost, water and eat some strawberries on Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Plant all the things

Work on the plot this week was all about planting because I’m ready to do that. While Ma weeded, I planted out the crookneck, patty pan squash and courgettes, some of the tomatoes (Jen’s Tangerine Cherry and Orange Banana) and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Bank Holiday Fun

I was at the allotment every day over the Bank Holiday Weekend all four days and we still didn’t do everything we planned to. Here’s what did get done. Ma and I Heath Robinson-ed a cage for the gooseberries from chicken … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble Muffins

I love rhubarb and the allotment has two large rhubarb plants, so I’m getting my fix. Someone mentioned rhubarb muffins and I found this recipe. Which I changed to accommodate my needs and foodie desires.They are moist but sturdy muffins … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

This week I’ve been roasting a lot of rhubarb, which leaves me with rhubarb syrup  and although the weather is set to turn back to horrible over the weekend right this minute the sun is shining, which makes pink drinks perfectly … Continue reading

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Rhubarb, rhubarb

When we went to Chiswick House last week, we bought some rhubarb from the kitchen garden. Rhubarb isn’t pretty once you’ve cooked it but it is tasty, the perfect balance of tart and sweet. I didn’t take up Ma’s suggestion of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Rhubarb, rhubarb. My love of cocktails is matched only by my laziness and hatred of washing up. So things I can make in a one glass are a thing of beauty, especially on Friday nights! This drink isn’t my idea, … Continue reading

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