It’s my 2023 fruit growing round-up! The highs and the lows, the good and the bad, the weird and the wonderful.
Checking back in with our fig tree, badly frost-pruned in May 2021, to see just how strong its regrowth has been.
Here are the building blocks of a quick, easy and apparently improvised dessert to help you use up some of your stored fruit preserves.
Fine, you can have the pudding! Just stop singing at me. And you have to promise not to come back again tomorrow, okay?
Last year our fig tree was hit by a late frost. Every apical bud and fruitlet was killed. But that was far from the end of the story…
Here’s another selection of fruit-related stories from the Atlas Obscura archives.
Another medieval fruit pudding for you, this time a concoction of figs, ale and breadcrumbs, spiced with cinnamon.
I’ve started putting together an index page of the archive recipes that I’m posting on the site.
In which we introduce our new fig tree to its fig-pit home.