My Poppa prized his tomatoes. His particular favourite was an acid-free variety, sweet and thin-skinned. It was not unusual to find him in this hothouse tending his tomato plants.Continue Reading
PrintOrange & Carrot Cupcakes Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 20 minutes Serving Size: makes 10 For lovely light cupcakes it is essential to grate the carrot on the smallest holes on your grater or they will end up stringy as the cooking time is not long enough to soften a thicker grate of carrot.
This month I have been re-visiting the art of vegetable pickling or more accurately lacto-fermented vegetables. This is a kitchen practice I have dabbled with in the past but not so much recently with two young children my precious kitchen hours are taken up with the bare essentials required in a mostly package-free household –