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- Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:32 pm
- Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
- Topic: Sharpe's Express
- Replies: 8
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Hi, I grew Sharpe's Express this year as a complete newbie. I didn't earth them up, and a few were too green to use, but most were fine. They had a lovely flavour, but they did fall apart on the boil. We like them re-fried, also good for roasting or mash.
- Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:38 pm
- Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
- Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
- Replies: 10
- Views: 1324
I am pretty sure these are Bullace, a wonderful fruit. They ripen later than all the other plum/damson varieties, best after the first frost (yes, I know this seems odd at the beginning of September!). They make a great 'breakfast' jam, due to the tartness, and I have a fondness for Bullace Gin (rec...