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seasonal somewhere

We were in Cyprus a few weeks back.  As usual I was interested in the local food economy – it being late winter the most visible signs were the omnipresent oranges which were in orchards, front gardens and ornamental park … Continue reading

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End of season ratatouille

Don’t let me forget to tell you more about Ludlow another time – but here and now we’re back and things are really winding up down the allotment. On our way home we stopped by Ma Clay Earth’s – she’s … Continue reading

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Aubergine vs slug. Breaking news.

Joy is round and purple! A month ago I wrote off my first aubergine fruit as irretrievably munched by a slug. Today, to my great surprise, nestled like a sleeping cat against the rim of the planter, I found a … Continue reading

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