It’s easy to get excited about growing. Sometimes you can get too carried away. Last week I decided to sow a few Pea Beans to go into the allotment plot. It turns out they love the warmth of the window sill and have gone wild. Our kitchen is now looking like a jungle. I’ve never [...]
After all most of us didn’t invent cooking, we’re just using other peoples great ideas and twisting them in our own way.
Everybody who loves pizza should attempt making their own. It’s simple and so cheap. It also means that even the fussiest of topping pickers can be satisfied. Start of by making your own dough. Its not that hard I promise. There are multiple recipes on the interent and they all have their benefits or disadvantages. [...]
Everybody has to eat and for some food can become a passion or a love. This week I’m going to be tucking into some Rhubarb grown at the allotment, can’t wait. We paid £2 for some Rhubarb from the shop the other day, to go with a dinner we planned for friends. It just didn’t [...]
We cooked this dish and guess how much it cost? After watching Masterchef on BBC1 last week it inspired us to get in the kitchen and cook something light and fresh on Friday night. The one recipe that stuck in my mind was the Bread-crusted mackerel with rhubarb sauce and an apple, radish and frisée salad. [...]
When Valentine’s Day comes around many people just don’t know what to get for their partner, loved one or friend. This year why not get them some heart shaped vegetables? Sainsbury’s has cottoned onto the ‘heart holiday’ and has brought out its own heart shaped cucumber range. When I heard the price of £1 for [...]
This painting remained unfinished at my mum’s house for over four years. It was a struggle to finish because the colour scheme for the last Marmite Jar proved difficult to grasp. How do you finish a painting that has been abandoned for four years? Where do you start? I asked for help from friends and [...]
Welcome to my website. I am rogue housewife. I love food, gardening, living in Nottingham and learning from the internet. I also enjoy debating and discussing everything with anyone, especially film critics and climate skeptics. It was a natural progression to write about what I enjoy doing and enable more people to join the discussion. [...]
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- !! Achoca pods from a local food market have seeds in!! My plants this year died… More on Achocha via @emmathegardener http://t.co/YqKh9qrE 2012-09-23
- A surprising amount of plants have survived my two week absence. Remind me not to go on holiday without asking someone to water! 2012-09-16
- Can't wait to get back from turkey and get planting the winter vegetables! 2012-09-15
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