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  Topic: Recipes you don't make
callas

Replies: 20
Views: 5500
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 05 12:55 pm   Subject: Recipes you don't make
I hated rolling out the pancakes and trying to make them as thin as possible. I have for the last few years pushed them through the pasta maker and then just finished them off myself. Much easier an ...
  Topic: Farm shops
callas

Replies: 13
Views: 3705
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 05 9:56 am   Subject: Farm shops
I visit Park Farm near Frinton in Essex

http://www.parkfruitfarm.co.uk/

who not only sell Fruit which you can pick yourself but eggs, veg, cider, vinegar and pork. Their apple juice is freshl ...
  Topic: Catch your own - Lobster, Crab,Langoustine, Prawn, Crayfish
callas

Replies: 32
Views: 85021
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 05 8:21 am   Subject: Catch your own - Lobster, Crab,Langoustine, Prawn, Crayfish
Living by the sea I am quite interested in adding fish to my diet for free. But I am unsure how I actually catch lobsters. What do I do with my pot? Can I walk out at low tide throw the pot in and ...
  Topic: Borage
callas

Replies: 17
Views: 6067
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 05 8:15 am   Subject: Borage
I caught a bit of Bob Flowerdew on Goodmorning yesterday and he was talking about Borage. Saying what a good liquid manure it was. Cut it and put it in water and leave it but he said it smelt like u ...
  Topic: Free tide times - anywhere, anytime!
callas

Replies: 6
Views: 7677
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 05 8:07 am   Subject: Free tide times - anywhere, anytime!
Thank you for the link. Excellent link. I usually have to go down to the local council offices and get a copy of the tide times. Then it only gives high tide times and you have to add x hours to su ...
  Topic: Chips
callas

Replies: 41
Views: 9597
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon May 23, 05 12:19 pm   Subject: Chips
I still make chips in a chip pan. Nothing nicer than fried egg and chips.
  Topic: How do you measure ingredients?
callas

Replies: 20
Views: 6960
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon May 16, 05 4:02 pm   Subject: How do you measure ingredients?
Just wondered how everyone measured their ingredients when cooking?

I grew up with my mother using spoonfuls and cups. I tend to do the same. Now that the metric system is here to stay does anyon ...
  Topic: Aubergines
callas

Replies: 32
Views: 9223
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 16, 05 3:44 pm   Subject: Aubergines
I salt my aubergines before cooking with them. I slice them sprinkle with salt lay them on a rack and then weigh them down for 30 mins or so and then give them a very good rinse under cold running wa ...
  Topic: Aubergines
callas

Replies: 32
Views: 9223
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri May 13, 05 8:17 am   Subject: Aubergines
Bugs - Did you grow them in a greenhouse?

I shall post a picture later on when it should be fruiting we could all post and compare the varieties.

I am beginning to think I shouldn't pin my hop ...
  Topic: Aubergines
callas

Replies: 32
Views: 9223
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri May 13, 05 5:54 am   Subject: Aubergines
The seeds I have grown are from the Organic Gardening Catalogue and are called 'Tres Hative de Barbentane'.

It does say on the packet grow on in greenhouse or cold frame.

I will be interested ...
  Topic: Aubergines
callas

Replies: 32
Views: 9223
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu May 12, 05 9:43 am   Subject: Aubergines
Well, I am expecting fruit!!!!

Mine have taken ages to germinate and then only 11 came up. They are still at the two leaf stage.

I think I will have a go and plant five in pots and then the rem ...
  Topic: Aubergines
callas

Replies: 32
Views: 9223
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu May 12, 05 8:57 am   Subject: Aubergines
I have eleven aubergine seedlings and I am trying to decide whether to plant them in the vegetable garden or keep them in pots. I don't have a greenhouse.

Anyone had any success in growing them in ...
  Topic: weed control fabric/sheet??
callas

Replies: 13
Views: 6011
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 05 6:39 pm   Subject: weed control fabric/sheet??
Its not often you can laugh about weeds - I think WWs typo was light relief.
  Topic: weed control fabric/sheet??
callas

Replies: 13
Views: 6011
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 05 7:11 pm   Subject: weed control fabric/sheet??
Does weeing round them help? Its quite a large area!
  Topic: weed control fabric/sheet??
callas

Replies: 13
Views: 6011
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 05 4:35 pm   Subject: weed control fabric/sheet??
Thanks for all the tips - I like the cardboard idea - wonder if my local supermarket will let me have their old cardboard?

As to the carpet - have plenty of that in the house which needs ripping up ...
 
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