Fermented Fartychokes

Okay, lets talk fermenting....it's a brilliant way of preserving foods and preventing them from rotting or exceeding their Best Before Date. Every country has it's own special cultural identity of fermented foods, take Germany and it's Sauerkraut, Japan and it's Miso and Natto, Korea and it's Kimchi..... Not only does fermenting preserve these foods, but…

Jerusalem Artichokes 

There are two types of artichokes, Jerusalem and Globe.  We grow both in our garden.  They could be grown simply for their beauty, however, they are also both edible.  Globe artichokes have wonderful grey spikes-looking leaves that add a beautiful  visual dimension to the garden, and again when they flower in late Spring, early Summer.…