SOME of our wild food plants.were selected long ago to be parents of improved garden varieties; others are descendants of plants introduced into Britain to be specially cultivated as food, and these have become acclimatized as wildings. In gathering them respect should be paid to the law of trespass where this applies and to the … Read more

Barbecued Beef, Chinese Style

Chinese Barbecued Beef is served on a bed of fried spinach. It is a dish which is delicious and pleasing to the eye. 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons red wine 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 2 teaspoons brown sugar ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 lb. fillet of … Read more

Spinach Growing

SPINACH Sowing to harvest time: 8 to 15 weeks. Yield: 230gm (8oz) to a plant. Aspect: Shaded for summer varieties; open but sheltered for winter varieties. Climate preferred: Cool temperate. Soil type: Deep, moist and fertile. Spinach can be tricky to produce on account of its natural tendency to run to seed instead of producing … Read more