Making apple juice out of cores and peels at PumpjackPiddlewick

I’m sitting here, writing this blog post with a pot of apple cores and peels on the boil on the stove. It is deliciously wafting an apple scent into the room. And soon it will turn into apple juice. In the meantime, a bowl of vanilla ice cream and justContinue Reading

Planting and harvesting unusual vegetables, recipes included, at PumpjackPiddlewick

Every year I put my hand to trying to grow some lesser grown or unusual vegetables.  As a self titled garden virgin (as in most of the time I simply have a go rather than know), I of course have varying success. I am very proud of having trying toContinue Reading

What can you do with carrot tops! Eat them! recipes at PumpjackPiddlewick

I recently came across a recipe for pesto using carrot tops. So since I had them, I made it. And oh my, this is definitely worth giving a go. And then it got me to thinking, what else can I make with them? Carrot Top Pesto Like parsley, carrot topsContinue Reading

Foraging - 8 reasons why you should try it from PumpjackPiddlewick

Foraging for food is one of my all time favourite things. I mean, who doesn’t like fresh food for free? But it is not just that. Foraging is fantastic on so many levels. 1. Going Seasonal Here at Pumpjack & Piddlewick I am all about seasonal foods. It is anContinue Reading