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In The Kitchen

Time for pud in June’s kitchen at RHS Harlow Carr

Posted: 24th June 2022

strawberry and lime compote web

We always end our talks with a pudding and strawberries were an obvious choice for our demo at RHS Harlow Carr Garden Show this sunny June weekend. This is such a quick and easy recipe to put together and the lime and strawberry compote is a great combination of flavours. The compote freezes really well […]

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June’s kitchen at RHS Harlow Carr

Posted: 24th June 2022

Martin & Jill web

This weekend Martin and I are back on the road with the Potting Shed Theatre cooking up some tasty treats in our mobile kitchen! We’re at RHS Harlow Carr which is looking magnificent, especially the streamside with its fantastic candelabra primulas and meconopsis. We used courgettes in one of our dishes as very soon they’ll […]

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More asparagus in May’s kitchen!

Posted: 3rd May 2022

Asparagus & spring onion salad web

Another one from our recent visit to RHS Harlow Carr where Martin and I were on ‘The Potting Shed’ stage giving a talk on growing and cooking seasonal veg. This is a really quick asparagus salad dish that is full of flavour and really shows off the taste of the first flush of asparagus spears. […]

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It’s show time in April’s kitchen!

Posted: 3rd May 2022

Asparagus and chicken stir fry web

We had a great weekend at RHS Harlow Carr’s Spring Garden Festival this weekend. Martin and I were doing seasonal talks and demos using fresh seasonal vegetables from our ‘Potting Shed’ stage.  This is one of the asparagus dishes that we did and I promised some of our lovely audience that I would put it […]

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Gorgeous greens in March’s kitchen

Posted: 16th March 2022

Cook PSB till just tender - web

Purple sprouting broccoli is great at this time of the year – something fresh and green instead of parsnips and leeks! It has such a long growing time and a fairly short eating season so we make the most of it while we can! And talk about healthy! Full of Vitamin C, it’s also high […]

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Jackie from Egglescliffe Gardening Club