A place to explore and buy perennial vegetables and other food plants.
26th October 2017
I’ve been having a bit of trouble growing decent-sized Chinese artichoke (Stachys affinis) tubers. This year’s harvest is an improvement on last year’s – but I need to do more to achieve the soil they desire, one which is light, well-drained and moist all year around. But I’ve found a less fussy alternative. Here is […]
21st October 2017
I found a recipe for braised sunflower heads! Who would have thought it? The heads are braised in a white wine, olive oil and lemon juice mixture and then topped with ricotta cheese, herbs and breadcrumbs and baked in the oven. My attempt….(I used cottage cheese instead of ricotta). I was dubious. But wow, yes! […]