Tag: Zucchini


Courgette challenge: Making a soup from this prolific veg

Posted on 13th August, by Jenn Connor in News, Recipes. 2 Comments

The sun has been working over time here in Somerset, much to the delight of allotment holders across the UK.

Last month, many of us were greeted by our old friend – the famously prolific COURGETTE !

One of the easiest veg to grow, it seemed that this year’s harvest is particularly plentiful. A few large specimens would be carefully cut from the stem while seemingly leaving behind only the smallest of sprouts. Yet in just a few days’ time, those little finger-sized spears would triple or even quadruple in size!

It’s great to feel like the allotment is a success. The only challenge lies in what to do with all the courgettes.

Unlike many other veg, they don’t hold-up as well when frozen. Many of us took to swapping recipes, in an effort to find new and interesting ways to enjoy our … Read More »




From the blog:

Bonfires – message from Chair of FAA

BONFIRES At our committee meeting on 2nd October, we decided unanimously to ban bonfires on all of our sites with immediate effect. We came to this...

Muriel Jones Allotments Open Day

Thanks to all those who helped on the NGS open day at Muriel Jones allotments. Whether you baked a cake, helped...

Grow Cook and Eat from Active and in Touch

Active and in Touch are having an ‘Active Autumn Lunch’.

A lunch that people have contributed to by either growing the vegetables that are being...