Category Archives: celeriac

tumbling towards autumn…

The wonderful thing about living in a temperate zone is that you experience the transitions between seasons.   The truly hot summer weeks have been few this year – a fleeting 10 days in June, possibly a number of weeks in August, fingers crossed.  In the growing patch some of my favourite vegetables have been harvested for storing or are bulking up, ready to be lifted for glorious feasts later this year…..

garlicThe lovely OH did a roaring trade selling our excess garlic at a local agricultural show whilst supporting our smallholder association.  The onions have been lifted and are drying before stringing….

DSC_0041Cabbages and kales are often underrated, but I love red cabbage with bacon served alongside loin of venison with a red wine sauce , (Rosemary Shrager does a cracking recipe).

DSC_0035This year I have sown, for the first time, celeriac, (makes a delicious soup), and quinoa…

DSC_0031DSC_0033and of course, the pumpkins and squashes are starting to swell…

DSC_0034so much good food to look forward to!