Month: June 2012

A pan of summer vegetables

Inspired once again by Nigel Slater, I brought home plenty of baby vegetables from the allotment. The pinched out carrots, the first tiny summer squash and the last asparagus of the season, some peas and some cherry tomatoes. The secret to this recipe is that…

Elderflower syrup

Next to our allotment stands a beautiful elder tree. Nothing better than working in the garden when he’s in blossom. The smell is just irresistible. Luckily this beautiful smell can easily be preserved in syrup and then used for refreshing drinks, flavoring desserts or ice…