In part one of this article I explore the detailed story of the dried, pressed apple dessert known as the ‘Norfolk Biffin’.
Bubonic Plague? Pleurisy? Gervase Markham has just the thing to get you back on your feet again.
Here’s a snippet from a 19th Century gardening magazine – sounds like it might be interesting to try.
A rather interesting new series on cider apple varieties has just started on the ‘Turn Them All Into Cider’ blog.
A chance glance at a Tweet sparks hours of enjoyable research into old apple varieties and this very long-read piece.
It was a great idea in 1600 and it’s still a great idea in 2021: plant more orchards!
A record of a rather superb (and rather under-unappreciated) gift to the Horticultural Society of London.