Grow chillies

There are over two hundred varieties of chilli, and they are all surprisingly easy to grow. Look beyond curry and use them for salads, stir-fries, barbecue fare and game suppers,…

Best eggs

The humble egg is the indispensable wizard of the kitchen, and Easter is the time to appreciate it. The Easter bunny may be busy dishing out the cloying chocolate variety,…

A warm greeting to you all – well, I hope it’s warm. With the start of the summer holidays it’s the obvious time to get out the wire brushes, rehome the…

The Egyptian walking onion is a smallholder’s plant – which is a polite way of saying that it is untidy, difficult to harvest and an acquired taste. On the plus…

If the thought of yet another turkey dinner drives you to distraction, duck out with this old-fashioned but elegant Christmas duck.