Whilst the cottage is under constant attack from our builders Jana bravely perseveres with preserves with the army size surplus from the garden.
In our first year of vegetable gardening maybe we slightly under-estimated how much might pop out of the ground.
Perfect weather has helped.
Inspired from re-runs of "The Good Life", this last week has led us to scratch around our charity haulage of old english recipe and self-sufficient related books. So far plum wine, marrow wine, marrow sirup, plum cordial, anything and everything in vinegar, kecups, tomato sauces, chutney this, chutney that..
With winter fast approaching (30C as usual today), the words 'be prepared' become more appropiate to us.