Raspberry & Carolina Reaper chilli coulis

Can’t beat a bit of food and recipe experimentation, as you’ll know if you read this blog regularly, it’s something both hubby and I get passionate about! We’ve been blessed this year with lots of raspberries!  The canes we started off last year in the back garden have done very well and we gained about…

Raspberry gin, recipe, easy make!

This may look like fashionable milkshake with a flake, but it’s better! Honest! 1 litre sterilised jar 400g raspberries (freeze them for a day and allow them to defrost if you can – this helps to soften the fruit, but you can also use fresh) 250g caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick GIN!  Cheap gin is…

Allotment love and human kindness!

As I arrived at the allotment today, I was greeted by a fellow member who had taken over a plot which a large patch of rhubarb already established.  They didn’t want all of it so offered me the option of taking a crown or two!  What an amazing start to the day?!  (Keep reading though…