This expression now seems ambiguous, even ironic, but we should rethink in the light of new research – which will affect the way we eat, share food and run a B&B. Continue reading
Winter can feel sad in the potager at Tyrannell. Growth is slow and the harvest is largely restricted to the hardier brassicas and roots. However, there beneath the snow the land cress is quietly thriving, along with lambs lettuce. Continue reading
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
While the growing season in Beulah has yet to get into its stride, the over-wintered purple-sprouting broccoli has begun to shoot.
I have not always lived in the rural environment and mid Wales continues to teach me lessons that cannot really be learned in the comfort and security of the town. One such is the meaning of ‘The Hungry Gap’ and why the early spring is often referred to, in poetry, story and country lore, as an especially cruel time.
In Beulah it’s time to make the marmalade, meanwhile in the garden the snowdrops are starting to emerge from the ground.