Category Archives: Growing

The Garden got Planted

This year I took it upon myself to nominate James as head of gardening.  There were moments when I wasn’t entirely sure anything was going to materialise, but lo and behold last Friday a box full of delicious plug plants … Continue reading

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Skordalia and Home Grown Purple Sprouting Broccoli

It turns out that the garden did not miss me at all while I was on holiday, in fact, I’d say it positively thrived.  I guess things just want to grow and they go for it, which certainly makes my … Continue reading

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Smoked Springbok and Garden Fumblings

My lack of blogging of late comes with a very good reason, I’ve been too busy feasting myself on delicacies such as this: An incredible fillet of rooibos (aka red bush) smoked springbok on delicious chargrilled sourdough with a celeriac … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds

Embarrassingly, since my last ‘gardening’ post there has been very little action.  However, over a month later (honestly speaking, it’s been 2 months), I finally found myself urged to plant some seedlings.  The thing that swayed me mentally was getting into … Continue reading

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How did your garden grow?

The blogging has been a little slow over the last few weeks…. Reasons being that I’ve been working like a maniac and have also been away on holiday for a week (so not all bad really).  Now I’m back it’s … Continue reading

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Who would have thunk it, a Purple Cauliflower

I seem to have awoken a slight cauliflower obsession in myself.  On Saturday, I found myself in a local greengrocers and stumbled upon this huge purple cauliflower.  This was news to me, I have never seen anything of the likes so … Continue reading

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Poached Duck Egg with Kale, Scapes and Chorizo

It’s been three weeks since my last post which is rubbish on the blogging front.  It does however mean that I’ve been busy on the work side of life which I guess is a good thing.  Poorly timed though as this … Continue reading

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