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by Biscombe
Fri Jul 28, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Basil
Replies: 16
Views: 5264

Mmmmm pesto and lots of it!! Nip off thoses flowers!

Pesto alla Biscombe


blend laods of basil (I'm growing mammoth basil from real seeds)
Cream Cheese
Brasil nuts
Garlic if you wish
Blend!

Keeps in the fridge for ages use it with everything!!!!
by Biscombe
Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Tomatillo yuck!
Replies: 10
Views: 2691

Thanks soooo much for your replies. I'm looking forward to trying the recipies! Great site Chickpes Thanks! Luath I still think there is something wrong! Some fruits have outgrown their husks and are still very hard like peppers, no where near the tomato stage yet!! and there's no problem with the h...
by Biscombe
Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:22 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Tomatillo yuck!
Replies: 10
Views: 2691

Tomatillo yuck!

HI all! has anyone out there grown tomatillo's? I have three sprawling plants with some fruit that are bursting out of their husks! The problem is they taste horrid!!! bitter and sour which tells me they are not ready to eat! :? They are still quite hard! I planted them at the end of my aubergine ro...
by Biscombe
Sun Jul 23, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: courgettes
Replies: 18
Views: 5432

I'm going to make marrow and ginger jam today, got a recipie from the OH's mum! You need same amount of sugar and marrow 3-5 lemons with zest and some ginger. cover the marrow (why not courgette!) with the sugar and lemon zest for 24 hours then cook up with the lemon juice water and bashed ginger fo...
by Biscombe
Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: HI from Spain
Replies: 13
Views: 2974

Hey hedgewitch

Hi all and thanks for all the lovely greetings! Great site here nice and friendly!! Hey hedgewitch a fellow Spain dweller! what are you planting now? Hope you don't mind me picking your brains XXXXXX
by Biscombe
Sat Jul 15, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: HI from Spain
Replies: 13
Views: 2974

Go for it Ranter!! no regrets here! If you want help let me know xx
by Biscombe
Sat Jul 15, 2006 6:26 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Seed Giveaway
Replies: 9
Views: 3321

And bad breath all day!!!! :?
by Biscombe
Fri Jul 14, 2006 1:04 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Seed Giveaway
Replies: 9
Views: 3321

HI seed queen! Is it too late for swaps? L would like some Onion "White Lisbon" and Tomato "Alicante" if this is ok what would you like in return? Fire away!
by Biscombe
Fri Jul 14, 2006 12:58 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: seeds to swap
Replies: 8
Views: 3029

Hi there Swedes! I've got Tomato Sungold and Purple Sprouting Broccoli I'm growing -Tomato Costoluto Fiorentino that I bought from www.realseeds.co.uk and may have a few seeds spare, same for Marmande! Would like to try Lettuce Winter Density and Tomato Garden Pearl, fancy swapping??? I'm desperate ...
by Biscombe
Fri Jul 14, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: HI from Spain
Replies: 13
Views: 2974

you have to see the Alambra the gardens are amazing! The Alpujaras (mountain range) are lovely too! book your ticket for the alambra as soon as you get there!
by Biscombe
Thu Jul 13, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Curly Kale Want!!
Replies: 0
Views: 1046

Curly Kale Want!!

Hi all! New to this forum, has anyone got any curly kale they would like to swap? I've got loads of seeds to swap so just fire away with your request! I can't get hole of curly kale here in Spain and feel daft ordering just one packet off tinternet!! Hope you can help xxx
by Biscombe
Thu Jul 13, 2006 9:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: HI from Spain
Replies: 13
Views: 2974

HI from Spain

Hello all! I'm a veggi living in Spain with the other half and my adored 3 cats! am half self sufficient, grow all my own veg here in Spain near Granada and loving it! Would love to do this full time BUT in the work trap!