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Pickled Peppers

06.10 2017 Pickled Peppers

I love hot food and we grow plenty of Chillies at Croan. Unfortunately, this is not a crop which provides a steady supply throughout the year.By the end of September the fruits are ripening and then at some point in October the vast bulk are ready for harvest.While some plants (live Demon Red) will continue to fruit right up to December, when the main glut comes, we harvest and pickle! This is very easy, you...

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Courgette and Apple Cake

08.09 2017 Courgette and Apple Cake

In early Autumn, we are blessed with an abundance in the Garden. No matter how hard you try to stay on top of the harvest of some crops, they soon arrive in glut quantities! Courgettes are the worse offender! It seems that if you turn your back for a second, they swell to monster marrow size! One great way to use up surplus is to pair the courgettes with a fruit which is also in abundance at...

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Honey Semifreddo

04.08 2017 Honey Semifreddo

A Semifreddo (half cold) is not an ice cream, there’s no custard involved, no machinery (except a whisk) – it’s an all together easier but delicious dessert to make. What you get is a smooth, soft block of almost frozen cream, with a deep, smooth texture. This recipe is based on one published in the Sunday Times on the day I processed the Honey harvest from the hives at Croan. It seemed perfectly timed and...

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Italian Steak Marinade

15.07 2017 Italian Steak Marinade

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Venison Burgers

15.07 2017 Venison Burgers

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