Courgette & Lemon Cake

Courgette & Lemon Cake

I really enjoy making courgette cake as it’s quick and easy. Great for making if expecting guests! SERVES 6-8 • 150ml (5fl oz) organic sunflower oil, plus extra to grease • 250g (9oz) self-raising flour • 3 large eggs • 175g (6oz) unrefined granulated sugar • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda • 2 medium courgettes or 250g (9oz), grated •…
Courgette & Spelt Bread Rolls

Courgette & Spelt Bread Rolls

Delicious, flavourful bread that doesn’t go dry quickly due to the moist courgettes. MAKES 6 • 1 tsp easy bake yeast • 400g (14oz) organic strong flour • 100g (3½oz) organic spelt flour • 1 tsp salt • 130g (4½oz) courgettes, grated • 350ml (12fl oz) lukewarm water • 1 egg, beaten • A handful of pumpkin seeds 1. In…

Growing your own couldn’t be simpler!

NEW Miracle-Gro Gro-ables Seeds Pods makes growing easy! ADVERTISING FEATURE: Why grow your own vegetables? Well, there’s the practical advantage that growing your own vegetables is often cheaper than shop-bought produce, but for most of us the real benefits are far greater than this. Anyone that has had a go at growing their own will tell you about the delicious…
Quick growing tips

Quick growing tips

Joyce Russell shares some of her top growing tips for May… It’s worth making a second sowing of anything that failed from an earlier one. On the other hand, it will save valuable growing time if you can find young plants to buy in instead. Look for strong, healthy growth and try not to import any problems. Sow in situ…