Wednesday, 2 May 2012

My Very First Harvest...

Is it sad that I am so excited to have been able to harvest my first home grown food from my allotment?
On second thoughts please don't answer that!

Here it is;

(I actually had more but the rest is cooking as I type)

These will be turned into this;

Rhubarb and custard cake, which trust me is yummy.
And I don't even really like rhubarb!
Not good for the diet though, oops.

And when I get the next lot I shall be attempting AThriftys Mrs recipe for her;


It looks extremely yummy!

X x


  1. I love rhubarb. Well done on your green fingers. I'm useless at growing anything.


  2. congratulations on your first harvest! :) xx

  3. I get a little flutter of pride when I use some home grown herbs, my first chili is growing in too - I almost peed myself when I saw it.
    That cake sounds awesome - save me a piece please rhubarb is one of my fave ever things :)

    Gems x

    Fashion, Well Done

  4. how exciting your 1st harvest.MIL made my eldest a rhubarb crumble with some of her homegrown rhubarb.
    Need some sun so some of my fruit and veg can grow...

  5. Congratulations on the fruits of your labour. Just wondering why you chose to grow Rhubarb if you don't like it? Lol.

    Arwedd xx

    1. It does seem strange doesn't it?! It was already on the plot when we took it over.

      X x

  6. Fresh rhubarb? you lucky thing! It costs a darn fortune in the supermarkets.
    Since I've tried to eat healthier all homemade puddings have flown out the window. I do miss them, they're my favourite. Hope your cake turned out yummy x

  7. Isn't it exciting? Our rhubarb has shot up since we've been away, too. I'm rather partial to a rhubarb and ginger crumble with lashings of natural yoghurt....mmmmm! x

    1. Welcome back to the sunny uk hun. Hope you had a great time. Sorry you had to come back to cold wet weather.

      X x


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