THIRD WEEK OF THE AUTUMN SHARE You can see by the photo that the sun has been shining these past days.  The Autumn crops are loving the warms days and cool nights while the summer crops are starting to finish.  We are picking our last crop of beans and the tomatoes are starting to give way [...]

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Mashed Sweet Potato with a twist

by Robin on April 15, 2014

Ingredients 700g sweet potatoes A small bunch of fresh coriander 2tbsp mango chutney Soy sauce 2 limes Method 1. Wash the sweet potatoes, trim off any gnarly bits, then cut them into chunks and put them into a steamer with half a lime. Add water and steam them for about twelve minutes or until tender. [...]

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Ingredients 1 medium potato 2 sweet potatoes olive oil 1 fresh red chilli A bunch of fresh coriander 50g (1¾oz) feta cheese Method 1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC. 2. Toss the sweet potato wedges in a roasting tray with a pinch of salt and pepper, the paprika and a lug of olive oil. 3. [...]

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Sweet Potato Wedges with a Basil Mayonnaise

by Robin on April 15, 2014

Here is a recipe inspired by one of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals. Ingredients 2 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean and cut lengthways into wedges ½ teaspoon sweet paprika olive oil For the basil mayo 4 sprigs fresh basil 1 heaped tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise juice of ½ lemon 1 tablespoon fat-free natural yoghurt Method 1. [...]

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SECOND WEEK OF THE AUTUMN SHARE We are very happy to have had steady rain since Tuesday afternoon.  We have had minimal rain this Autumn.  Despite irrigation, there is nothing like rain!  Even though the fields have not been constantly moist, the Chinese Cabbage were filled with big snails.  We extensively washed all the heads [...]

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