It’s late August and Steve, Emma and Tony have gathered to discuss the fruits of their labour. Literal fruit in Steve’s case as he’s brought along his recent crop of apples and pears. They also reveal the winner of the Runner Bean Competition!
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Pears are a very popular fruit in our supermarkets, but not the easiest to grow well in our gardens. This is for two main reasons – firstly, like plums they happen to flower when frosts are still common and the entire crop can be wiped out by a few cold nights. Secondly, depending on the variety, there is often a…
A lovely seasonal jam that will brighten up your breakfast table as the months get colder.
Makes 4-5 x 500ml jars
Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 1 hour
• 1kg/2lb Bramley apples, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
• 1kg/2lb pears, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
• 1kg/2lb plums, halved and stones removed
• A thumb piece of fresh…
A quick and easy loaf cake to throw together on a whim! Serve it on its own with a cup of tea, or warm with a little ice cream.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
• 200g (7oz) unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
• 100g (4oz) caster sugar
• 100g (4oz) soft dark brown sugar
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