Candied Peel: A simple seasonal tradition we can all get behind

When the first new citrus of the season comes in, winter doesn’t feel so bad. In fact it feels pretty amazing. One of the things that always provides a lift is home made candied peel. Not only does it taste fabulous but it’s the perfect no-waste treat, practically making something out of nothing. All it takes are the peels you’d normally compost, sugar and a drop of water. I’ve shared the recipe in the past … More Candied Peel: A simple seasonal tradition we can all get behind

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 the allotment holder paying them any attention. They seem like the ideal plant to have, if you like rhubarb that … More That Rhubarb Time of Year