Recipe: Gluten-Free Cauliflower Crust Pizza

If you are on a gluten-free diet, or have friends and family who are, this is a fabulous way to still enjoy a flavourful pizza, without the wheat. You can add any of your favourite toppings and make it a custom bake.     SERVES 2 1 head of cauliflower […]

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Recipe: Celeriac gratin

Celeriac: With a taste like celery and easy to grow, there should be a place for celeriac on any plot. Celeriac produces knobbly swollen roots with celery-like foliage and is a lover of moist soil. It suffers from few pests and diseases and stores well, making it a great winter crop. […]

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Recipe: Broad bean risotto

Broad beans: These large, leafy beans produce big pods that contain either white or green beans depending on the variety. The tips of the bean plants can also be picked and eaten, so can whole small pods – or wait until the beans reach full size before harvesting. Broad bean risotto […]

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CHATSWORTH HOUSE

A stunning estate to visit in Derbyshire. The gardens are renowned for their waterworks, sculptures, a maze and of course a wonderful kitchen garden. Visiting information: www.chatsworth.org Where is it?: Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PN (if using Satnav). Tel: 01246 565300

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How to grow parsnips

SOW: Good fertile soil, well draining and not too stony. Sow seed in threes, 15cm (6in) apart. If three germinate then reduce to one seedling. WHEN TO SOW: Not as early as some books and seed packets suggest. February is too early if sowing direct. Wait until March or early […]

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Growing garlic in a container

Garlic is one of the easiest crops to grow and needs relatively little maintenance. But if you don’t have a lot of space for garlic in your garden, how about growing it in containers? This ‘Czechmate’ has just been planted (November 1st) and takes about 15 minutes to do, that’s […]

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