Category Archives: Self-sufficient
It’s Bank Holiday Monday as I write this, and I’m a little bit later than usual sitting down to think about what’s happened in the last week. Essentially a short working week for most with the long weekend around Easter … Continue reading
This is a lovely cuddle of a soup. Sweet and warming. You’ll need: A medium to large butternut squash Two medium white onions Demerara sugar One to one-and-a-half pints of vegetable stock Large bunch of parsley Olive oil Salt & … Continue reading
It’s that time of the year when baking and making turns to Christmas. I doubled up the ingredients in the video, but here they are to make a approximate 2.5 pint pudding: 225g whole sultanas (minced) 225g whole sultanas 225g … Continue reading
It’s that time of year when the preserving pan comes out and I turn some of the produce from the allotment and elsewhere into preserves: jams, chutneys, jellies, and pickles. I made some pumpkin and ginger jam (which always turns … Continue reading
The tomatoes in the potting shed are starting to ripen, it’s only been 7 1/2 weeks since they were planted out and they’re good to be eaten.