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In a vase on Monday – Lazy Herb Salad

For lunch at the weekend I ‘prepared’ a lazy salad fresh from the garden: ‘Erbette’ perpetual spinach, beetroot leaves, chives, parsley, coriander, mizuna, red veined sorrel. I washed the leaves and stood them in a pint glass of water for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Astronauts!

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Wordless Wednesday – Chocolate cake with the last of the edible flowers

Recipe can be found here and since I am worried that it might disappear from the bbc website at some point I’ve printed Angela Nilsen’s yummy recipe here as well: Ingredients 200g good quality dark chocolate, about 60% cocoa solids … Continue reading

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Patterns and Potential

One of the many great things about gardening at this time of year is the anticipation of the glorious displays to come. There is so much potential energy around and you can feel it building in the noise levels (insects, … Continue reading

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