The lovage in our herb garden has exploded. Lovage is like supercharged celery in terms of taste (with a hint of aniseed), so here’s my lovage soup recipe, which is…
grow your own
We headed down to the bottom of field yesterday and filled three punnets with wild blackberries. It wasn’t easy, as you’ll see in the video, but it was deeply satisfying, and the wild blackberries are really, really delicious. They certain taste as good as they look.
Our first year of growing our own vegetables has been a mixed bag. The kale is still going strong as is the celery, and the lettuce is finally starting to fade. Our Isobel onions are now also ready and they’ve been fantastic. We grew them from seed, and only planted about a dozen as an experiment to see what grows well. We’ll definitely be planting a stack of these next year.