This is a riff on a mezze or tapa dish that I've had in Greek, Spanish & Lebanese restaurants, which I first tried due to our extreme glut of runner beans, & have since made again & again. It makes a lovely side dish for a...

  We've been growing peppers in our greenhouse along with the tomatoes & my prized aubergine plant. Amazingly due to the warmth we've had all the way up until Mid-October these have kept on producing We grew a variety of types- in various sizes, from mini fat...

This year is the first time I have grown many things, but the veg I think I'm most proud of (today at least) is my aubergine (eggplant) plant. It was bought as a little seedling for me by The Gardener- who had warned me that he...

I just can't quite believe the sheer volume of runner beans that we have grown this year, we have eaten & eaten them, - in tomato sauce, japanese style with sesame, in frittatas & in stir frys, I've even made very misguided picklesΒ (yuck.. really not...

The Gardener built a lovely new bean & pea trellis this year, and to say it has been a success has been (haha) an understatement. We grew a ridiculous amount of peas, we had runner beans.. errr. running out our ears and we decided to...

The middle flower bed in the garden has been over-run with nasturtiums, they're a burst of vivid green and pale yellow in our autumn beds.. At this time of year they flower & put out new leaves & runners like mad- hoping to drop their...

Somehow we haven't kept on top of eating up all our courgettes. And there are more coming through in the garden thanks to the amazing Autumn weather we've been having. Just as well I love them in all kinds of dishes. This time I've made courgette...