Britain's best guide to growing your own fruit and veg
Author: Anna Pettigrew
Anna Cairns Pettigrew is a photographer, cook and recipe developer and a lover of all things organic. She can usually be found either gardening or cooking up a storm. She lives in the Scottish countryside with her husband, 2 children, 1 dog and 8 chickens!
This is a lovely vegan soup that is sweet and tangy with home-grown tomatoes and deliciously creamy from the coconut milk.
Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes
• 400g (14oz) tomatoes, halved
• Olive oil to drizzle
• 1 large onion, chopped
• 1 thumb-size piece of ginger, grated
These colourful frittatas can be made ahead and served at a picnic, or serve straight out of the oven with a salad for lunch or brunch.
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes
• 4 organic eggs
• 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
• ½ red pepper, finely diced
• ½ red onion,…
This is a flavourful spread, with the horseradish giving the salmon an extra punch. Great for bagels or spread on crusty bread.
Preparation time including refrigeration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
• 200g (8oz) cream cheese
• 100g (4oz) sour cream
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 small bunch of dill, chopped
• 1-2 tbsp grated horseradish, depending…
A delicious low fat dressing for salads. Easy to make and a fantastic use of your seasonal raspberries.
Makes 1 bottle
Preparation time: 15 minutes
• 125g (4oz ) raspberries
• 50ml (1¾fl oz) apple cider vinegar
• 50ml (1¾fl oz) white wine vinegar
• 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
• 1 tbsp honey
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tsp…
A zesty and flavourful dish that is both easy to prepare and impressive to look at.
Preperation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes | Total time: 50 minutes
• 750g (1lb 10oz) potatoes, thinly sliced
• 2 red onions, peeled and sliced
• 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and…
Frozen yogurt has a refreshing, tangy taste, perfect for a hot day. (Ice cream machine required)
Use your ripe raspberries or experiment with other seasonal fruit you are growing.
Preparation time: 25 minutes | Freezing time: 2-3 hours
Total time: 3 hours
• 175 ml (6fl oz) whole milk
• 175 ml (6fl oz) double…
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