I love lentils.
They don’t need soaking, cook in just 30 minutes, are full of all the good stuff we should eat and they’re delicious.
Why don’t I make them more often?
I don’t make them in the summer because we eat from the … Continue reading.....
If you have an herb garden and live in a mild climate, as we do, your perennial herbs have been up for awhile and it’s almost time to plant the seeds for the annuals.
If you have an herb garden and live in a cold … Continue reading.....
Una cosa menos.
Mon mari’s new favorite phrase.
One thing less.
It was a phrase we heard often whilst living in Andorra.
It’s a Spanish phrase, uttered frequently by our Portuguese builder working in Catalan-speaking Andorra.
We’d feel right at home in the Tower … Continue reading.....
I’ve decided to ignore the rabbits and plant my garden.
I’ll take reasonable precautions, such as repair the holes in the fence, sprinkle anti-rabbit pellets around the most tempting crops, and plant catnip (farmer’s advice) amongst the rest.
It will work…. Or not.
I am … Continue reading.....
I was gone for two weeks. During that time I cooked one dinner and did no gardening. It's a good thing I enjoyed the respite.
My garden exploded, as it tends to do in May – won't I ever learn? My … Continue reading.....