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Gogi Berries

  Go Goji   Growing your own berries has become a trend over the last couple of years for many reasons: berries are expensive to buy from the shop, growing them is easy, and plants are becoming more readily available from nurseries. Goji berries (Lycium barbarum), a health-boosting superfood, fall into this category and can …

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Garlic

  Garlic By Alice Spenser-Higgs   How about growing your own super-tasty garlic? Like with tomatoes, home-grown garlic tastes much better that shop-bought garlic, which is generally imported and irradiated. Garlic (Allium sativum) planting time is from mid-February to the end of March, but extends into April for giant garlic. For best results use organically …

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Trio of Carrots

  Trio of carrots   Get the most out of carrots by cooking them in different ways for very different flavours. Then combine the variations for a dish that has texture, sweetness, saltiness and creaminess all in one. Serve as a starter or as a side dish to roasted meat.   Pickled carrots 175g peeled …

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Caesar Salad

  Caesar salad     Butter lettuce is such a wonderful flavourful lettuce to use for this untraditional Caesar recipe. 1 butter lettuce, cut in half250g streaky bacon, grilled until crispy and cut in pieces4 soft-boiled eggs4 slices of baguette, brushed with olive oil and toastedShaved parmesan to serve Dressing1 egg yolk2 anchovies (optional)½ teaspoon …

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