It’s my 2023 fruit growing round-up! The highs and the lows, the good and the bad, the weird and the wonderful.
This C17th recipe for medlars in syrup sounds interesting, but reading it left me somewhat confused and bemused,
Here are the extended highlights of this year’s harvest of apples, pears, quinces, plums and damsons. Top fruit galore!
Wondering what to do with your medlars once they start dropping from the tree? Here’s a C17th recipe that might come in useful.
Making medlar cheese and medlar jelly are great ways to get the best out of this unusual and tasty Autumn fruit. Here’s how.
We’ve had a mixed year on our allotment plot orchard. Here’s a round-up of the good, the bad and the downright ugly.
One of the most reliable fruits in the heritage orchard has a very long history and a very unique flavour.
I’ve started putting together an index page of the archive recipes that I’m posting on the site.