This King carrot cake is not only massive, but totally dreamy with the Philadelphia cream cheese icing on top or in the middle of the cake.
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British Queen potatoes were the variety of second early potatoes I chose to grow in my Victory Garden. Around two weeks ago I took my fork and decided to harvest them from the ground. Sadly, I have to admit, I was a little bit disappointed. Like everything you grow at the allotment, you're always hoping for
It's amazing how worms help with composting. I found this video on an allotment forum on Facebook and I thought it was absolutely fascinating. After watching the video above, it spurred me on to find out how much of a role worms play when it comes to composting and generally breaking up the soil. The
This marrow chutney recipe will provide you with just over 2 1 litre sized Kilner Jars.
How to prune a plum tree is a question I've been asking myself for the last few weeks or so. Toward the end of the plot I have a very young, but absolutely delicious golden plum tree. I'm not too sure on the exact variety, as the tree that I have came from an offshoot
This year I've had a superb haul off of the blackberry bushes located toward the bottom of the plot. These blackberries grow wild at the plot and if they're kept under control you can train the wild sprouts into some really decent plants and make use of the fruits that come with them. Soon after
I thought I'd gotten from getting a touch of tomato blight this year, but it turns out that in the end I wasn't so lucky. I visited the allotment this week and I found that my Gardener's Delight tomato plants were showing the early signs of blight - something I've not had now for about
Ingredients Butter for greasing 300g rhubarb, with the leaf and base stem removed 60g caster sugar 2 large free-range eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (or 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract) 100g plain flour 100g caster sugar 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 75g soft salted butter Crumble
I don't think 2017 has been a bad year at the allotment. Here's a gallery showing some of the highlights! Be sure to give me a follow on Instagram!
This is a simple dressing that I made for a leg of lamb, out of the herbs and vegetables from the garden this Easter just gone. It's a recipe I've been meaning to post for a long time as I've often remarked on how flavoursome, fragrant and memorable this dressing was. I used this for a leg of lamb, but you could just as well use this with some chops or another dark meat.