Chestnut Brae in July

Chestnut Brae in July

The coldest and wettest month of the year. July 2016 will be remembered as the wettest month. This is the first time we have seen our dams overflow and the ground is sodden everywhere. This will give the plants a boost for the spring. The majority of the plants in our...
The Garden in June

The Garden in June

The first month of winter allows us to see the framework of the garden as most of the leaves have now dropped from the deciduous trees. It is time to start getting the garden ready for the spring. Mulching, weeding and pruning are the main tasks in the garden. It may...
Chestnut and Shitake Mushroom Ragout

Chestnut and Shitake Mushroom Ragout

Serves 4. Ingredients: 1. 2 cups home made chicken stock 2 viagra vente libre belgique. 1/2 cup chestnuts, rough chopped 3. 1/2 shitake mushrooms, sliced 4. 2 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon butter, softened 5. salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Sauté mushrooms in 1...
Marron Glace…the true delicacy

Marron Glace…the true delicacy

As new chestnut growers we have heard about the delight of a Marron Glace, but had not experienced the unique flavour. Then John was working in Manila in the Philippines and was taken to a Spanish restaurant where “Marron Glace” was being sold .For the...