Making sun dried tomatoes

It’s nearing to the end of tomato growing season. I have been making sun dried tomatoes by using the oven. It’s too cold at the moment to dry the tomatoes in the sun as the temperature has plummeted recently to average daytime 20-16 deg cel here in London. The process of making sun dried tomatoes…

Little gem lettuce – growing and harvesting

Along with growing my pak choi recently I grew little gem lettuce which has been blooming in my garden. I also grew it from seed. Sow the seeds about the same time as the pak choi which is around early august. Growing The seeds were then sown outside in early August without the use any…

Growing and harvesting Pak choi

It’s been awhile since I last posted any thing about home grown vegetable. The growing season is coming to an end. Not unless one does have a heated greenhouse and grow lights it is not easy to extend the growing season. I have sow my Pak Choi seeds back around in mid to end of…

Quick tomato salsa

It’s early October my tomatoes are slow to ripen in the garden. I have harvested them earlier than usual. This is blog link on how I harvest the tomatoes Tomato harvest today As a result I have lots of ripen tomatoes around in my kitchen. I have decided to make tomato salsa as it can be kept…

The in between season outfits

It’s now in between season where it’s too hot to wear wooly jumpers but too cold to wear summer clothes. What a change of weather we had here in London last week the temperature just dropped down 10 deg cel less within 2 days!! It was 16 deg cel daytime temperatures. Below is what I…

Invisible zip challenge

I have recently made myself a skirt. It was using a cotton stretch jersey and a pattern from burda style magazine. The vivid colours and pattern on the fabric just fascinates me. I just can’t wait to turn into something I can wear. I didn’t run into issues of cutting out the pattern and sewing…