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What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 17:13

Deconstructed crumble - how very modern! 

Flax

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 16:52

The flax (aka linseed) flower follows the sun and then fades.  There'll be new flowers in the morning.  If you can get there  very early when the morning sun is still very low in the sky you'll get some amazing pictures 

What plant is this

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 16:27

I think the size is more to do with the camera angle 

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 16:26
Supernoodle wrote (see)

Hi Rebecca,

i just chop it up into cubes and put in the freezer.  Then when I fancy some I poor some out into a dish, add a spoon or two of sugar and microwave until bubbling.  If summer, add yoghurt.  If winter add custard.  Super speedy yummy desert.  No effort at any time!   Can also use it once cooled a little to turn plain yoghurt a into rubbarb  yoghurt. 

I love it like that for breakfast, sometimes with a sprinkling of granola or muesli too. 

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 15:48
rebecca hughes wrote (see)
Wow guys, you really are foodies! I forgot to mention that im a rubbish cook! That sorbet sounds good Dove, where can i find the recipie and idiot proof instructions please?

http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/24096/refreshing-rhubarb-sorbet.aspx 

Dead simple 

What plant is this

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:44

Think you have it there Nut  - couldn't for the life of me remember what it was called 

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 13:58

This is a real favourite here http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/10500/rhubarb-and-custard-cake ,  - I cook several of these each year.  If you eat it standing up it's not fattening!!! 

Other favourites are rhubarb sorbet and rhubarb ice cream, rhubarb and ginger jam and rhubarb chutney. 

Foxes

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 13:20

When we had a small-holding and had a problem with foxes raiding the poultry the RSPCA weren't interested.  

They said the only way they would come out would be if someone shot the vixen while the cubs were still suckling.

 If  that happened the would dig out the cubs who would be reared and then kept for the rest of their lives in a confined area.   

Double Arum Flower

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 13:13

Ah - it would seem to be an instance of fasciation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fasciation 

Double Arum Flower

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 13:08

Never seen that before 

I've googled and there are a few images online - haven't found any attempts at explanation. 

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