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How to store the produce of my labours – freezing, drying or bottling


Cucumbers are another vegetable that I didn’t like much until I grew my own. These are salads that are delicious, keep well and can be served with just about anything. Oriental Pickle Salad Pickling liquid Mix together, boil 1 minute and cool: The vegetables Thinly slice and mix together: Pour cooled syrup over. Let stand  Full Article…


CITRUS BUTTERS – lemon / lime / tangelo

We grow lots of different types of citrus trees, partly because they grow easily, have few bugs and are easy to manage and partly because I just love fresh citrus straight from the tree. You do not get mandarines or tangelos or indeed any citrus from shops that have that tang that comes from a  Full Article…