Holidays mean Fudge: A Recipe

Ever since I joined Instagram in 2012 it seems that each Christmas I’ve posted a picture of my homemade fudge. You could almost call it a ‘tradition’. I’ve been making fudge on an off for over 30 years. As a teenager I would make large elaborate selections of sweets for aunts and uncles and family friends. … More Holidays mean Fudge: A Recipe

Preserving and Making Space: My Adventures in Marmalade

We were still mid move when I first drafted this post but as I publish we’ve been ‘here’ 6 weeks. Actually since we officially moved, and by that I mean sold out house and had to vacate it earlier than planned, I’ve actually been back in the UK finishing up some fieldwork, come back to … More Preserving and Making Space: My Adventures in Marmalade

That Rhubarb Time of Year

Most allotmenters will recognise this scenario. You take on a plot and beat back the weeds and undergrowth and have a moment of discovery when you come across a rhubarb patch. It seems that every plot has an obligatory few, or many, rhubarb plants.  Once established they do their thing, cropping annually and early without … More That Rhubarb Time of Year