My Favourite Winter Cake with Olive Oil, Fresh Chestnut flour and NO extra sugar! 6 Tablespoons VIRGO Olive Oil, 4 Cups Chestnut Flour, 1/2 Cup Raisins, Sweet Wine to soak the raisins in, 2-3 Cups Water, Pine Nuts, and fresh rosemary sprigs. Lightly grease a 9 inch spring-form pan or equivalent ( I like it […]
Don’t tell me you forgot to pickle some garlic last season! This is the best way to enjoy your garlic in winter, while the next crop grows. All you need is a few garlic bulbs, some white wine vinegar, and a little sugar. Separate the cloves from the bulb, leave the skins on and fill […]
There’s always an edge of worry with garlic because it takes 7 -9 months of care in the ground and then more TLC after harvest. Keeping soil moist is a must and despite loads of weeding the weeds just keep coming!
Sad week as we say farewell to Glen and Sharnee. Their last job on the farm was a massive boundary fence. We’ll think of them every time we drive by! We wish them the best of luck in their new venture!
Roll on more frosts please. There’s nothing like crisp mornings to give garlic that special lift. It’s as if the icy coating cleans the plants of any unwanted visitors. Bit like a shower for us!
I love the look of kohlrabi more than I love eating it. Who could not be inspired by the look of this beautiful plant? Even though they’ve been growing all summer there’s some that just seem to keep on staying fresh in the ground, even if they get a little fat.