I love to produce food for the family, friends and guests from the potager at Tyrannell, and this year have been growing some very special salads. Continue reading
This is something that we’ve been wishing to do for years now – having the name of each of our guest rooms and bathrooms painted beautifully on the door. Continue reading
Two of the things for which we are becoming famous – if that does not sound immodest – are our baking and our preserves.
With our guests and their horses out competing in Man Versus Horse (Mid-Wales’ most eccentric sporting event), we thought that we’d occupy ourselves at home and wait for the race-overview when they got back.
It was a perfect day for a running/riding race – mild and slightly cloudy throughout the day, then hot and bright for recuperation in the evening. I took a few pictures during our walks in the garden.
Every year Tyrannell Hospitality hosts guests and their horses for the Man Versus Horse competition. Continue reading
I promised, in the salad article, to blog about home made liquid fertiliser.
When growing hungry crops, especially those where the edible part is the fruit such as tomatoes, courgettes, cucumbers and aubergines and particularly if you are growing in a pot, you will almost certainly need to use a liquid fertiliser to sustain your plants and produce fine harvests. Continue reading
There are three regular events in the Beulah Music Festival year: the Annual Festival itself, in October, the Beulah Children’s Christmas Festival and the Holy Saturday Concert.
In this centenary year the Holy Saturday Concert commemorated, in personal and local narrative, the global cataclysm of one hundred years ago. Stories, images, poetry, song and artefacts reflecting the experience of the Great War acted as interpolations to a complete performance of Haydn’s masterpiece of quartet writing; The Seven Last Words of Christ. You can read more background to this wonderful music in the programme notes. Continue reading
Three packets of seed will see you in salad leaves all summer long, and six will give you enough for all your family garden parties and picnics too.
Have you ever, in a hurry or wanting to serve a pretty salad to your guests, bought a supermarket bag of rocket or lambs lettuce and felt sad and guilty soon afterwards? The expense, the packaging, the tiny quantity and the sodden, decaying mess even hours later betray the mean commercialism of the product. However, help is at hand. Continue reading