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by Twizzle
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Sharpe's Express
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

Re: Sharpe's Express

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.
by Twizzle
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 1001

Re: help identifying wild plum-type fruit

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...
by Twizzle
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Welcome New People Say Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 873

Re: Welcome New People Say Hello

Greetings from North Yorkshire, knee deep in runner beans :wave: