Lazy, warm, August has given way to warm and comforting September. Autumn is just peeking around the corner. Seasonal fruit and vegetables are abundant and beautiful. We should make the most of the abundance with all available preserving methods: pickling, jam, chutney, fermentation. I LOVE preserving the abundant fruit and vegetables I can in any […]
November Seasonal Produce Roundup. Autumn is in full swing pumpkins and squash are still in season, Halloween is just gone for another year and Bonfire Night is coming! It’s Time to start reaping the rewards of the stored and preserved produce. Seasonal fruit and vegetables are less abundant now and we should carry on, where […]
October and Autumn is here! I adore autumn! Time to start storing the summer glut of produce and enjoy the autumn produce. Seasonal produce is wonderful in the autumn (fall). It’s a gluten-free, vegan bounty this month! Find out below what’s in season this month and recipes to make the most of gorgeous seasonal produce. […]
Summer is coming to a close. Well, I maybe kidding myself a little, it may technically, have already have come to a close. I admit it could, possibly, be autumn. However, the weather is still not full-on autumnal so, for now, I’ll be sticking with late summer… Seasonal produce is incredible at the moment and […]
Seasons of Mists… This is one of my favourite poems. It knows autumn so well and describes it perfectly. I find myself stopping and thinking about this poem often in the autumn (it is hard to find enough time to be able to stop and think about autumn and the changing of the seasons let […]
Remember, remember the fifth of November, the gunpowder treason and plot… It’s Bonfire Night/ Guy Fawkes Night/ Fireworks Night – whatever. Bonfire Night is all about setting fire to stuff – old furniture, fireworks or effigies of a 17th century Catholic.
Mid-October and the autumnal burden of fruit and vegetables in the northern hemisphere is wonderful. Autumn produce is beautiful and plenty on markets, in shops and in gardens right now.