A touch of glass...

A touch of glass…

Know your onions (and a host of other winter veg) with these top tips for growing during the winter months from The Greenhouse People Keep calm and carry on! As the temperature drops and nights start to draw in, many of us will be hanging up our gardening gloves after a fruitful summer. However, autumn doesn’t have to mark the…
Time to up your game!

Time to up your game!

Cheer the family with this warming and tasty dish in the countdown to Christmas Now that Bonfire Night is over, the festive season has truly begun – so now’s the time for those great, warming recipes that get everyone together round the table. British Game Week takes place from November 20-26, and TV chef Rachel Green and the team at…
BEETROOT RISOTTO

BEETROOT RISOTTO

A delicious and distinctively pink risotto that is sure to please children and adults alike. SERVES 4 | Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes • 250g/8oz risotto rice • 1ltr/1¾ pints vegetable or chicken stock • 1tbsp olive oil • 4 shallots, finely chopped • ½ courgette, chopped • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped • 50g/2oz butter…
New Potato & Cherry Tomato Bake

New Potato & Cherry Tomato Bake

A hearty and delicious bake which is easy to assemble. SERVES 4 • 500g (1lb) new potatoes • 300g (10oz) cherry tomatoes • A few knobs of butter, plus extra for greasing • 4-5 thyme sprigs • 100g (3½oz) Gruyère, grated • 100g (3½oz) Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated • 250ml (9fl oz) pot double cream • 200ml (7fl oz)…
Ornamental Onion: Flower Bulb Of The Year

Ornamental Onion: Flower Bulb Of The Year

Did you know that onions aren’t just good to eat but that the ornamental ones are pretty as well?  The large onion family has established itself not only in the kitchen. Some of them – the ornamental onions – are impressive features in the garden. The Origins Of Ornamental Onions Ornamental onions are endemic to Europe, Asia and the Middle…