Broad Bean Bruschetta

The broad beans I planted out in November have been ready for picking for over a week, I love picking young pods and eating the small beans while working in the kitchen garden so not many make it to the kitchen at first. I gathered some pods today to make a really simple lunch time … Continue reading Broad Bean Bruschetta

Roast Autumn Veg with Beans

A very simple and tasty seasonal dish, bringing the usual autumnal vegetables together. I used a late bloomer courgette in this recipe, it was given the perfect send off being included in this dish. Use as a side or perfect for a warming bowl of sweet, earthy autumnal goodness. Serves 4 4 red onions, outer … Continue reading Roast Autumn Veg with Beans

Beetroot and Walnut Hummus

It's February and we're still harvesting beetroot from the kitchen garden. In order to use some up I made a delicious hummus following a River Cottage recipe, although I tweaked it a bit to suit our own taste. Once made it will keep for a few days if stored in the fridge, serve at room temperature. Suitable … Continue reading Beetroot and Walnut Hummus

Chewy Choc Chip Cookies

Today it rained heavily, not a great day for gardening so I made cookies instead. The teenagers of the house inform me they're very tasty, so here's the recipe if you'd like to give them a try. Makes around 10 cookies: 150g plain flour 100g caster sugar 75g soft brown sugar 1 egg 120g unsalted butter … Continue reading Chewy Choc Chip Cookies