Apple season

Apple cheeks, apple weeks, the race against the birds… The inherited tree which has the codlin moth – I know it’s time to strip the tree when the birds begin to peck at the apple tops – this means they are sweet and ready. Cutting around the moth tunnels, making apple sauce which turn into … Continue reading Apple season

the last of the autumn bounty

It’s nearly the shortest day already, yet we’re still enjoying the tail-end of autumnal things…I didn’t grow this stuff, it was all gifted from family and friends. Quinces: Walnuts and passionfruit: My favourite things to do with fresh walnuts are biscuits with dark chocolate and big walnut pieces; throwing whole walnuts into our homemade muesli; … Continue reading the last of the autumn bounty