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Raspberry Wobbles


You will need: 350g washed raspberries, 100g granulated sugar, 300ml full fat milk, 250ml single cream, 3 tablespoons of water, 70g caster sugar, 2 eggs plus 3 extra yolks. Serves 4 Before you start, put four ramekins or dariole moulds in the refrigerator to chill. Preheat the oven to 170*c/150*c …

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RHS plans new gardens

I recently visited RHS Hyde Hall. To be honest I wasn’t aware this RHS garden even existed a few months ago. It’s based in Chelmsford, Essex. On arrival, I was expecting a large white Georgian house, but nothing, the ‘hall’ is in fact a traditional farm house. The name dates …

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Sit Back and Relax

This week I was interviewed on BBC Radio Five Live about a report which hit the news regarding the health benefits of allotment gardening. Westminster and Essex universities conducted a survey of 269 people and split the group into those who did some gardening and those who didn’t. Their results …

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Transplanting in the Sunshine

Today was a beautiful day (Friday). The sun was warm and the wind was light. Having lost so much time in recent months on other projects I wanted to really get something done today. Tackling the garden in chunks is the way forward, so today I decided to start with …

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