Adventures in Food – Tomato, Pumpkin and Basil Soup With Daikon

What to do with four large pumpkins after you've made pumpkin pie? One of our challenges at MeddwlCoed is to come up with new recipes for the things we grow so we don't just eat the same old meals with whatever happens to be in season. Soups are good because you can experiment, and experimenting... Continue Reading →

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The End of Season Round-Up

It's been a while since I blogged here, sorry. We have now had the allotment for 11 months, and as the year has just turned to autumn, with the pears over and the apples ripening, I thought I'd let you know how it was going. There have been a few non-starters (leeks, sprouts), but there... Continue Reading →

Adventures in Food – Nasturtium Jelly

Nasturtiums are one of my favourite flowers to grow. They're easy, don't need much fussing over, they're very attractive, make good companion plants and you can eat almost every part of them - what's not to like? Nasturtium leaves can be used in salads or just eaten while mooching around the allotment - they have... Continue Reading →

Plastic Free July

This month a campaign is running to raise awareness of plastic pollution and in particular the scourge that is single-use plastic. We must all be aware of the problem by now, so instead of making you miserable by reminding you about the giant floating islands of plastic in the Pacific or the huge number of... Continue Reading →

Meet Abby

Young-ish lady, late 30's, not stylish and slightly down at heel, WLTM madly ambitious green living-types for travel and adventures....   This is Abby. She will be our tea base and home-away-from-home for the indefinite future. She is very...cosy 😉 Pictures from the inside as and when. Thanks to Deirdre and Paul for naming her... Continue Reading →

Trouble with Tomatoes

As you might know from this previous post, I struggle with growing tomatoes. Which is annoying, because they're one of my favourite foods and I eat them all the time, and it would be really handy if I could grow my own. This year they have grown bigger and had seemed to be doing better,... Continue Reading →

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