HOW TO KNOW IF AN AVOCADO IS OVERRIPE Colour is often mistaken as the indicator of ripeness for avocados. Colour is an indicator, but “feel” is a better measure of ripeness of fresh avocados. Fresh avocados do not ripen on the tree, they ripen or “soften” after they have...Read More: Avocados – How to tell if they are ripe.
The Rain in Spain is meant to fall mainly on the plain how ever someone forgot to tell the rain that. Ever since the Brexit vote in June and the devaluation of sterling against the US Dollar and the Euro, we have seen a marked increase in prices of...Read More: The Rain in Spain
By Mid-October it is safe to say, I think, that Autumn is here and with the weather forecast I have seen for the rest of this week soon there will be no doubt. On the up side (unless of course you like cold, wet and windy weather) there is lots...Read More: Autumn is here
This time of year we see the first of the European New Season Lemons from Spain and Sicily. After a few months of Southern Hemisphere fruit it is great to get fruit that is grown a little closer to home however there is one small problem and that is...Read More: Green Lemons
This week I ate my first Organic English Apple of the season, a Discovery Apple from Paul Ward an amazing Kent based organic grower. Every year it is the same, that first bite into a real apple with real flavour evokes such powerful memories. Transported back to my uncle’s...Read More: English Apples