Simple, Fresh and Delicious Recipes Inspired By My Seasonal Garden

Author: Lee

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

My homely Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup is comfort food at its best, especially when served with a grated cheese sandwich. The greenhouse winter clean-out left me with a tonne of red and green tomatoes. 2018 has been strange year for tomatoes, like a […]

Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam

Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam

Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam is a heavenly mix of sweet and spice. A perfect partner for cheese and wicked condiment for your breakfast sandwich. This Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam has certainly perked up the past two weeks, which were mainly spent sleeping and […]

Homemade Sloe Gin

Homemade Sloe Gin

Take a relaxing walk on a crisp autumn morning foraging for sloes to make your own homemade Sloe Gin. Sugar, gin and sloes will mature into a deliciously rich and fruity liquor in just 3 months. What a month!  As some of you know we […]

How do you stop a wagging tail?

How do you stop a wagging tail?

Bert’s big soulful brown eyes gaze up at us with love and his ever excited tail is wagging furiously as we stand talking to the vet about his future. It’s so painful making a decision about his life, how do you stop a wagging tail? […]

Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta

Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta

Toasted ciabatta topped with creamy ricotta and zesty mashed peas. I invite you to spoil yourself this weekend with a slice of Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta for lunch. My Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta epitomises what The Delectable Garden stands for: Creating delicious food from […]

Lavender Infused Gin

Lavender Infused Gin

It only takes four hours to create this heavenly scented Lavender Infused Gin. A few fresh lavender sprigs is enough to enrich a basic gin with an intense floral flavour, making the most interesting G&T I’ve ever tasted. Back to School You may have seen […]

The Delectable Garden Is 1

The Delectable Garden Is 1

I’m writing this post from The Delectable Garden. Looking at what I have manage to achieve in the garden, as well as thinking about all the amazing things that have happened as a result of the blog.  The past year has been crazy and gone […]

Elderflower Curd

Elderflower Curd

The sweet floral scent of elderflowers are currently flooding The Delectable Garden. Unfortunately it won’t be long before the flowers drop and berries start to grow. So I’m making the most of this brief period of summer by turning the heavenly scented flowers into delicious […]

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

The sweet natural floral flavour of Homemade Elderflower Cordial is far superior and cheaper than store bought. As well as being refreshing with ice-cold water, you can add a botanical splash to Prosecco or Gin and even make elderflower curd for cakes and scones. May […]

A Prosecco Getaway in London

A Prosecco Getaway in London

A Prosecco getaway in London filled with Italian food, theatre and rain!  Winner In my last blog I mentioned that I’d won two tickets to Prosecco Springs 2018, thanks to Bottega’s Facebook competition. In a blind panic I made all the arrangements for last weekend. […]