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Garden Update: a broad bean broadcast

By on Sep 20, 2017 in Blog Posts, Harvest, Harvesting, Recipes, Spring | 0 comments

The broad beans, which I neglected to stake this year, are floppy and their stems broken. Despite my lack of attention they are prolific. Too many friends have received the dubious gift of a bag of the delicious, arduous gems.

The pepperdew experiment

By on May 29, 2017 in Blog Posts, Harvest, Harvesting, Recipes | 3 comments

Imagine a mild chilli and some unspecified summer fruit (maybe a mango, many a tangy apple) had a burnt umber, love-child.

Passion Fruit Mousse

By on Dec 22, 2016 in Blog Posts, Recipes | 0 comments

The passion fruit vine has switching into high gear. I am collecting about 15 passionfruit a day at the moment. I’ve been spending lazy, dreamy days thinking up recipes that will benefit from the tangy, sharpness of the fruit. Perhaps I could update Mum’s Lemon Mousse recipe.

Passion Fruit Curd

By on Dec 14, 2016 in Blog Posts, Recipes | 3 comments

The passion fruit vine took a knock this month when the support wires snapped. I managed to fix up the supports but have had a lot of nearly ripe passion fruit needing to be harvested before they are sweet enough to eat. My solution is Passion fruit curd – dolloped on yogurt and granola it is a sublime breakfast option. Here’s the recipe.