A Day at the River

Yesterday, I dragged Ade away from the kitchen garden for a break. He’s been working so hard recently, and as he said in his last blog post, August is about taking the foot off the accelerator. The vegetables are doing their thing, the harvests are delicious and plentiful, and for the first time EVER I don’t seem to be encumbered by the usual summer gluts. (Hmm… maybe I’ve just tempted fate!) Everything seems to be ticking over nicely, so I thought Ade could do with a bit of fun at the river.

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Fire Cider

You may recall my disappointing episode with the horseradish last month; I hadn’t done my homework when I harvested it, and pulled it up too early, ending up with a few straggly strands of root. Continue reading “Fire Cider”

Horseradish

One of our new experiments this year has been horseradish. I was keen to grow some, more for its health benefits than as a cooking ingredient, so Ade planted some back in the spring, and recently mentioned that it might be ready for harvesting. Continue reading “Horseradish”