Category Archives: Vegetables

End of the Tomato Season

OK, so that’s it, the season has ended. The last of the tomatoes were picked yesterday, the plants removed and today was spent tidying and sweeping to make sure that everything is neat and tidy for the winter. The total … Continue reading

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Recipe: Salmon, Leeks & Tomatoes

This is a quick cooked tasty serving of salmon. As ever, items in italics are from our garden. Ingredients (for 2) 200g cherry tomatoes 2x skinless salmon fillets (140g each) 350g finely sliced leeks 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1xtbsp wholegrain … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweet & Sour Vegetables with Turkey Balls

Sweet & sour sauce will go with most things but we like to cook it with a lot of vegetables and have a little meat to go with it. These turkey mince balls are tasty and easy to make. As … Continue reading

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Recipe: Fish Tagine

A quick and easy risotto that uses plenty of tomatoes and so is good during August when there are plenty of ripe tomatoes coming from the garden. Ingredients (for 4) 400+g ripe tomatoes 150g carrots 1 Onion 3 small potatoes … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tomato & Corgette Risotto

This is a very flexible recipe to which you can add more or less any of the summer vegetables you have (french beans for example) Ingredients (for 2) 400g ripe tomatoes Additional Cherry tomatoes halved 1-2 courgettes 200g risotto rice … Continue reading

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Tomato Pink Tiger (Artisan Pink Tiger)

A pointed, red and pink striped open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description We got this from the 2017 seed swap (possibly from the same source as Blush Tiger) and again it was a pleasant surprise (well, less of a … Continue reading

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Tomato Lima Korai

Red, Plum shaped paste/salad tomato on Indeterminate plants. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. These plum shaped tomatoes were halfway in size between King … Continue reading

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Tomato Radana

Red, Small Plum shaped paste/salad tomato on Indeterminate plants. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. The small plum shaped tomatoes (about the same size … Continue reading

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Tomato Vince

Yellow bell shaped open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Vince has yellow, bell-pepper shaped tomatoes with a large cavity and seeds concentrated into a clump in the middle, very similar to Yellow Stuffer. The indeterminate, regular-leafed, plants produce bell-pepper … Continue reading

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Tomato Carotina

Large Orange tomato on Indeterminate vines. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. An excellent large orange tomato with a superb rich citrusy flavour. According … Continue reading

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