The Backyard Larder

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The Backyard Larder Blog

Exploring the possibilities of the perennial vegetable garden.

Jerusalem Artichokes and the Wind (of the flatulent kind)

I’ve eaten Jerusalem artichoke soup three days in a row! I wanted to try out two further suggestions for reducing the flatulent effects of eating these tubers. My previous reading on this topic and experiments are recorded here¬†(harvesting very late – which didn’t make any difference for me) and here (fermentation – which did seem […]

October Meals

Skirret and sea beet pasties

Here are some of the dishes we’ve had using perennial vegetables in October. (For neatness I’ve presented them day by day for a week – but really we’ve eaten these at various times over the course of the month).