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.
As regular visitors to this site will know, Fifteen has just reopened its doors after a complete refurbishment and has a new head chef, Jon Rotherham, at the helm. Excitingly, the menu will change on a daily basis. Equally excitingly, from my point of view at least, I shall be sending produce from Jamie’s garden Read the full article…