CSA AUTUMN SHARE WEEK #8 The sun for three days was a welcome change to the wind, rain and hail of last week!  In sorting through photos of last season, late Autumn this year has been colder and wetter.  This has really slowed down the growth of some of the root crops – we were [...]

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Chocolate and Beetroot Brownies

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by Robin on May 19, 2015

My daughter requested these brownies for a school lunch box snack.  We have tried two recipes which were both good but I really like the simplicity of this one, by The River Cottage…7 ingredients!! Ingredients 250g unsalted butter, cut into cubes 250g dark chocolate (about 70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 3 medium eggs 250g [...]

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CSA AUTUMN SHARE WEEK #7 The harvest was for stew and the weather is complying with gale force winds, heavy rains and hail! Even though it is late Autumn, it feels like winter! We have waited to harvest the parsnips and turnips as the cold sweetens all of the root vegetables.  These are lovely roasted [...]

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CSA AUTUMN SHARE WEEK #6 The frost did not come last week but the cold nights have truly set in. With the rain and cold settling in, we try and take advantage of the dry weather when it is here! NOTES ON WHAT’S GROWING Today, Wednesday, we sowed the last of the greens for the [...]

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