Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the history, planting and growing of those knobbly but tasty tubers, Jerusalem artichokes.
Many accompaniments to the traditional roast are harvestable now but some peaked early, and forward planning is needed for their inclusion.
This summer I had my first go at growing sweet potatoes. Despite the fact that I rather neglected them, they did grow and they did crop.
In South America this fruit is called pepino dulce (sweet cucumber), or even just pepino. Here, it’s seemingly just called a melon pear.
No holiday (of mine, anyway) is ever complete without checking out the local fruit and veg talent. Here are a few things that caught my eye.
After last week’s essay on chicory I thought something shorter and punchier would be appropriate, so here’s an exploding vegetable.
The British palette lags a bit behind the Italian in the appreciation of bitter flavours but it’s getting better. Allow me to explain…
It is with great pride that I announce that the small pomegranate tree, which lives in a big pot in the polytunnel, has set its first fruit.