Tag Archives: garlic

Planting Garlic

Today has been beautiful outside, bright and dry and perfect for planting garlic. I have three different varieties to go out and hopefully they will all flourish and be ready from June onwards. The varieties are Garlic Jolimont, Garlic Cloves Purple White and Garlic Illico, this one can be used as ‘green garlic’ from May onwards.  I hope that last […]

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A couple of weeks back I dug up the garlic and left it in the shed to dried out.  I wanted to try and plait it so I could hang it in the kitchen ready for use. Today I made my first attempt at plaiting having read up how to plait garlic on a blog by wwwgillybeansgardencom, many thanks for […]

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Volcanic Tom Yam

This soup is  a panacea, a cure all, penicillin in the pot. This request is down the ‘hot and firery’ path. Since doing some research, there does seem to be the basic ingredients and then… well it s a mine field, personally i don’t eat meat so the pork or chicken is not going to go in my pot but […]

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