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Garden produce recipes

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 15:40

LillyP, It is a slightly adapted recipe from Hugh Fearlessly eats it all


1 or 2 onions (Depends on size of lettuce you are going to use, mine a.t.m. are HUGE)

1 large Cos type lettuce

butter and olive oil

250g fresh or frozen peas

1 or 11/2 litres veg or chicken stock (I use Marigold Bouillon powder)

10 to 15 fresh lovage leaves. (You may get away with dried lovage seeds - not tried that)

Sweat chopped onion in a little oil/butter mix 10-15 mins

add peas, chopped lettuce and stock, simmer 4-6 mins

Remove from heat, add lovage to your taste, blend and then sieve or pass through Mouli Legume (this is a wonderful machine, about £14 at a good kitchen shop; gets rid of stringy bits in runner bean or celery soups)

Bon apetit

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 15:28

Fabulous photos! I really enjoyed the day and it was so lovely to see everyone. Twiglet is a very handsome baby and behaved wonderfully.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 17:48

Is that a boundary fence or a 'room divider'? It's very stylish.

Garden produce recipes

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 17:47

Fairyg, thank you am v. well. KEF, brilliant news about the compost. Flossie (or Mrs. Barker as she is sometimes known spent the winter in Portugal with friends - can you believe it? A Jack Russell who winters abroad!)

If it stops tipping down with rain I am going to harvest some lettuce and lovage to make soup

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 11:30

Fairyg, I love that clematis

Garden produce recipes

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 11:29

Hello runnybeak, yes I'm back again

Garden produce recipes

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 20:23

Thanks pansy

Garden produce recipes

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 12:14

pansy, that sounds wonderful. Do you think it would work for French Beans?

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 12:12

Wish I still had my kayak

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 19:38

in the pink Panda

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