Cornwall has moved into Covid-19 Tier 3 today, 31 December 2020, and as a result, we’ve cancelled our plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations at short notice. Instead, we made good use of the sunny […]
The season of lemons has started a couple of weeks early this year and is promising abundance until March.
Autumn brings into sharper focus that nature wastes nothing and the laws of thermodynamics. A fallen tree: Surface for epiphytesSubstrate for fungiFood for bacteriaHabitat for invertebrates Matter and energy. Life cycles. Upcycling. Recycling. Reuse. Circular […]
The season on abundance in citrus fruit has started in our greenhouse with a special little lemon called Meyer’s. It’s a little pink inside and has a very pleasant flavour. A happy glow under glossy […]
I see mushroom risotto for dinner! I’ll add a little saffron and the colour will be golden instead of ‘mud’.
The Hard Tack bake off competition is captured here – including a ‘painful’ ttest tasting. Rather Rohan than me! https://darwin200.com/darwin200-episode-19-hard-tack-bake-off/
It is an extraordinary year for fruit. After four weeks of feasting on wild cherries, our apricot harvest promises to be great, too! Abundance, gratitude and sharing!
You’ll find lots of recipes for Rumtopf on the internet and I’m not quite sure why I am adding another one, other than to ‘spread the love’. Rumtopf is just another way of bottling the […]
Rote Grütze is a northern German summer pudding that my dad introduced me to when he lived in Bremen. It is usually served in a showy glass bowl with a layer of pouring cream infused […]
There is no English name for this recipe, which is a variation on my mum’s Johannisbeertorte, which means ‘redcurrent tart’. But it’s more than that, and it is really easy! You can use any sour […]