The Backyard Larder

A place to explore and buy perennial vegetables and other food plants.

The Backyard Larder Blog

Exploring the possibilities of the perennial vegetable garden.

Grow your (Perennial) Veg and Eat It!

It has been an odd day of contradictions. Our email provider phoned me about the feedback I’d left online about not wanting to communicate with them by phone. And the recipe I was loosely following to make tonight’s tea instructed me to boil no-boil lasagne sheets. Ah well, perhaps it all fits together – my […]

Fresh Perennial Vegetable Dip

Looking for ways to use sea beet and Caucasian spinach leaves today I whizzed up this fresh perennial vegetable dip. Into the blender went 200ml sour cream, 100ml mayonnaise, 250g of perennial greens and herbs (about equal amounts of sea beet, Caucasian spinach and garden sorrel with smaller amounts of welsh onions, bronze fennel, salad […]