Salad Days

I think there’s that moment for a gardener, when you decide to take the plunge and plant out your first crops, when you’re hit by a wave of butterflies in your stomach. No matter how many years I’ve been growing my own, I still get that feeling. It’s a mixture of excitement, and worry that a late frost will ruin your months of hard work. Continue reading “Salad Days”

Beetroot and Ginger Soup

I fancied making some borscht a few days ago, a big pot of it to see me through the week. I love borscht, it’s one of my favourite soups, even if it takes some time to prepare as I prefer to grate the beetroot by hand. Continue reading “Beetroot and Ginger Soup”

Beetroot-tastic!

These are competitive times my friends. The autumn harvest is arriving in our kitchen thick and fast, and Soph’s cooking skills are putting me to shame. Continue reading “Beetroot-tastic!”