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by diggernotdreamer
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: I don't think I like Gooseberries
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: I don't think I like Gooseberries

I had considered that, and if that is the case I will give the ungrateful buggers away
by diggernotdreamer
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Fermenting time again
Replies: 7
Views: 2164

Re: Fermenting time again

If you preserve in oil, you still need to use something slightly acidic, I usually use balsamic vinegar
by diggernotdreamer
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: I don't think I like Gooseberries
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: I don't think I like Gooseberries

I wonder if the heat was to blame for that, they never really ripened properly, we went from boiling hot to cold. I had two disasters, I over cooked the jam so it was stiff and pippy and put some in the oven to cook for a crumble and ended up at my gate talking to a neighbour and when I rushed in, i...
by diggernotdreamer
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: I don't think I like Gooseberries
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: I don't think I like Gooseberries

I picked them all off the bushes as the blackbirds were starting to eat the red ones, they were all just under ripe, they never actually ripened fully. I will make a crumble and see what happens. Thanks Flo
by diggernotdreamer
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: I don't think I like Gooseberries
Replies: 6
Views: 877

I don't think I like Gooseberries

I used to eat the gooseberries in my Nanny and Granddads garden and I remember liking them. Last year, I decided to plant my own bushes and got some red and yellow hinnonmaki. They grew really well, not as ripe sweet as they could have been but my fruit hasn't done well up here this year. I made som...
by diggernotdreamer
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Pineapples
Replies: 32
Views: 11306

Re: Pineapples

Aw thanks GA, nice to be back
by diggernotdreamer
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Pineapples
Replies: 32
Views: 11306

Re: Pineapples

That is the most exciting thing I have seen this week. Might have a go myself. I seem to have been able to log in this time, I got a notification too, so if this keeps up, I will be in more often
by diggernotdreamer
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Pineapples
Replies: 32
Views: 11306

Re: Pineapples

So what happened next, something must have happened next
by diggernotdreamer
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New Here
Replies: 7
Views: 6090

Re: New Here

You're very welcome
by diggernotdreamer
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Winter storms
Replies: 12
Views: 5651

Re: Winter storms

40mm of rain expected to drop tomorrow in parts, send a large bucket Weedo, we'll see what can be done
by diggernotdreamer
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Apple ID anyone
Replies: 8
Views: 8722

Re: Apple ID anyone

It could be a Discovery, they don't keep, mature about late July to Early August usually in my garden, very prolific little tree
by diggernotdreamer
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What's wrong with fennel?
Replies: 15
Views: 13245

Re: What's wrong with fennel?

I use fennel seed for micro salads, not that I eat it because I hate anything that tastes of aniseed, liquorice or celery. The only use I have for fennel seed is in some curries.
by diggernotdreamer
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Liquorice
Replies: 19
Views: 10787

Re: Liquorice

Yuk
by diggernotdreamer
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Meath
Replies: 6
Views: 6080

Re: Hello from Meath

Hi and welcome, a big wave from County Leitrim