Preserving   
Jams,sweet jellies and conserves
 blackberry jelly,
blackcurrant jam,
blackcurrant jelly,
crab-apple jelly,
grape jelly,
plum jam,
damson jam,
 rhubarb and ginger jam,

Seville orange and Ginger marmalade,
strawberry jam,
strawberry conserve,
whitecurrant jelly,
whitecurrant jam
  Chutneys, Relishes and Spicy Jellies
Courgette chutney
Hot Sweet Cucumber Relish
Cucumber Relish
Hot & Spicy Redcurrant Chilli Jelly
Hot and Sweet Gooseberry Jelly
Hot Green-Pepper and Apple Chutney
Spicy Roasted Pepper and Tomato Chutney
Pear Chutney
Plum Chutney
Sweetcorn Relish - 2 recipes
Sweetcorn,Apple and Cucumber Relish
Pickles and Ketchups
Lime Pickle
Piccalli
Pickled Red Cabbage
Pickled Onions
Spiced Pears
Tomato Ketchup

Freezing Fruit and Vegetables
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
            Growing                              

     Growing in January -  
broad beans,
cauliflower,
red, black and white currants, raspberries,
rhubarb
Growing in February
aubergines,
cabbage,
celery,
cucumbers,
lettuce,
peppers & chillies
, radishes,
tomatoes
Growing in March  
- asparagus,

brussels sprouts,
carrots,
garlic,
leeks,
onions and shallots,
parsnips,
potatoes
Growing in April  
-blueberries and cranberries,

beetroot,
broccoli,
cauliflower
,celeriac,
globe-artichokes,
peas,
pumpkins and squash,
turnips   
Growing in May    
courgettes and marrows,

 kale,  
sweetcorn,
Swiss chard, 
spinach,
Frenchbeans                                         runner beans
strawberries,
  Florence Fennel,
Swedes,
successional sowing and transplanting
 Successional sowing and transplanting

What can still be sown and planted during August

What we can still sow and plant out in September
 

Borage
Dill
Corianer & Cilantro
Basil
Mustard
Summer savoury
Chervil

Bay
Chives
Garlic
Lavender
Marjoram / Oregano
Mint
Rosemary
Sage
Sorrel
Tarragon
Thyme





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Food and Recipes
Recipes in January
 celeriac soup,
parsnip rissoles,
Irish potato bread,
Bubble and Squeak,
bean & vegetable pie, 

winter beef curry, 
blackcurrant crumble
Recipes in February
 butternut squash soup,
bean and chilli hotpot,
herby bean rissoles,
roasted herby pumpkin,
 carrot and potato pakoras, broccoli and cheese flan,

squash and chicken-breast parcels, gooseberry sponge pudding, blueberry pie
Recipes in March
 parsnip soup,
winter vegetable soup,
spicy vegetable pasties,
vegetable lasagne,
beans au gratin,
chilli con carne with homemade spice mix,

gardener's pie,
rhubarb and ginger pie,
Recipes in April
spicy bean soup,
pork stuffed pumpkin,
saute of leek and chard,
gobi aloo,
sprouting broccoli and bacon with fusilli in gorgonzola sauce,
mustard mash potatoes,
asparagus with hollandaise sauce,
asparagus and herb souffle, rhubarb fool.

Recipes in May
cream of asparagus soup, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and asparagus,                   asparagus and gruyere flan,  pakoras, [cauliflower and other vegetables],                                    potato raita with new potatoes,  curried potatoes with spinach [Sag Aloo],
stuffed cabbage leaves,  
Swiss chard mornay, 
rhubarb and ginger pancakes
Recipes in June
Cream of cauliflower soup,  Chicken and courgette curry
Spicy Carrot Salad
New Potatoes and Beetroot Salad
Homemade Coleslaw with Fresh Mayonnaise
Warm Broad Bean and Ham Salad
Strawberry Shortcakes
Eton Mess
Recipes in July
Melissa's Carrot Soup,
Cheesey Courgettes,
Cooking Globe Artichokes,
Stuffed Artichoke Hearts,
Salade Paysanne,
Strawberry Tart,
Strawberry Slush,
Strawberry Iced Lollies.
Food in August
Beetroot Soup
Broad Beans with Pancetta and Pasta
Courgette and potato Fritters
Pommes Savoyarde
Lamb Stuffed Aubergine [Eggplant]
Summer cabbage with Juniper berries and Apple
Fresh Fruit Bread and Butter Pudding
Pancakes with Fresh Fruit
Food in September
Leek,cauliflower and potato soup
Quick sweetcorn and ham pizza
Stir-fry red cabbage
Sautéed red Cabbage
Tagliatelli with fresh peas and gorgonzola
Smoked haddock and leek quiche
Salade piquant
Potato salad - Irish style
Plum and almond flan
Food in October
Pumpkin and coconut soup
Stuffed aubergines
Smoked haddock and leek quiche
Stuffed Peppers
Cheesey baked chicken with leeks and pumpkin
Bombay Potatoes
Poached Pears with chocolate sauce






 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Nutritional Value
                   

                    


A book recommended to me by my sister-in-law who is a GP  -

'GUT' by Guilia Enders.
It is funny, informative and a really good read.
















It's also available in Kindle format