Jersey royals and asparagus are always a welcome reminder of spring, but nothing says British summertime quite like a bumper crop of home-grown soft fruits.
Grow your own
A well-stocked store cupboard goes hand in hand with great home cooking. If your staples stay clean and organised, meals can happen more efficiently.
Brussels sprouts, like dogs, are not just for Christmas. I find just one outing a year to be nowhere near enough. Here’s a tip for using up a glut of them.
This article by Jamie’s gardener looks at some of the more unusual (but still delicious) vegetables you can serve up alongside the Christmas roast.
Now that his summer squash have all gone, here’s Jamie’s gardener’s rogues’ gallery of winter squash; colourful monsters that they are.
If the vegetables are good enough, there’s no reason to miss meat at all. Here is a eulogy to a few seasonal ones that Jamie’s gardener looks forward to.
There are lots of edible flowers out there; you may even be able to raid your own flowerbed. Here’s our no-nonsense guide – right from Jamie’s garden.
“Pick-your-own” is an organised form of foraging that beats any sweetshop hands down. Head down to your nearest this summer and go crazy in the fields.
Cameroon showcases some of the most varied African food, thanks for colonisation by Portugal, Britain and France, as well as a unique climate
If growing carrots sounds like a lot of faff, I assure you it’s worth it – you’ll never eat carrots as sweet or, well, carroty as ones you grow yourself.