Monthly Archives: January 2014

Now don’t think badly of me because I had to buy some onions.

Well the time has now come. It was inevitable really, and I couldn’t put it off for any longer. I’ve officially run out of my own onions, except for a few very small ones that I roast whole with the … Continue reading

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Seville Orange Marmalade.

Last Saturday I went to my local town market to find some Seville Oranges. If you want to make proper marmalade, then they’re the only ones to use. You can of course use normal oranges, but the taste isn’t the … Continue reading

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Fox taking a nap and then a snack.

After lunch today I popped into the kitchen, and there bathing in the sun was a fox fast a sleep on my lawn. How long it had been dozing there was anyones guess, but as I watch, it stood up, … Continue reading

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Onions and Oranges?

Yes I know that it’s a rather strange combination to put together in a blog, but that’s the way things go I suppose. I went into out local town this morning as the Saturday market is on, as I wanted … Continue reading

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The Allotment Source Book by Caroline Foley.

I’ve was sent this book a couple of years ago, but before I recommended it to you I wanted to make sure that it lived up to my expectations. Needless to say after a couple of years of using it … Continue reading

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Friday 17th January 2014 – Dodging the showers for some leeks.

Well, my onions have very nearly run out (clearly I didn’t plant enough again last year. Though they did last us 6 months). So I’m now working my way through my leeks, digging them up as I need them. They’re … Continue reading

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Whopper Parsnips – Claire’s Allotment part 221

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