Petra’s working lunch

One of our work share members sent this lovely sounding salad recipe: Here is a recipe addition to the blog, made some work lunch “Go Local Food Veg Salad”: Finely chopped cabbage, couple of finely grated carrots, quartered half of the cucumber, chopped, parsley, fat...

Lots of green tomato recipes …

The weather has cooled down and the tomatoes aren’t ripening. Well it is October and obviously autumn now. But this doesn’t mean that the green ones can’t be used. How about a green tomato cake? The ingredients are easy to find and not out of the ordinary. But it’s...

Old Favourite: Chard and Kale Pie Recipe

I’ve previously posted a recipe for Chard and kale pie  but I’ve been working on it since and thought the result which is now a firm favorite of mine was worth sharing! I’ve simplified it a bit, so I use filo pastry to line a pie dish and then layer up gently fried...

Return of the ladybird – hopefully

The first ladybird caterpillar larva was spotted in the poly tunnel that will host the peppers last week. Go Local Food likes ladybirds as they control aphids – they are free, no chemicals involved and totally organic! We had a splendid company of ladybirds last year...

A head start outside

Harrow the first field Ian managed to harrow the first field on Wednesday to get a head start outside for when the weather improves. There will have to be a field walk to pick up the docks that came out next week. 75 metres of early potatoes at the rate of 3 potatoes...