|Cooked up some of the foraged apples to freeze ...... should make a lovely couple of crumbles with those|
|Have got the pumpkins outside under the veranda for the next couple of weeks to dry them out before storing.|
|Cut up my first pumpkin for the year.....roasted some up and into the risotto !|
The tomatoes this year have been quite disappointing also..... there are still quite a lot on the vines but they are still green and not sure if they will ripen up..... haven't been able to get enough ripe ones at the same time to make my sauce....2 years ago there were so many tomatoes (I was picking about 50 a day).. I didn't know what to do with them all.....it's funny how each growing season appears to be different.
|Only 3 bottles of my homemade tomato sauce this year....tomatoes are very slow on the vine|
Did manage to pick my potatoes this morning.....I emptied the potato patch so that I could replant it out again to keep a constant supply of spuds coming along... I have two potato beds now so should hopefully get plenty...they are very easy to grow.
|picked the potatoes.....will put into hessian bag and keep in a dark cupboard...they last quite a while that way.|
I think Autumn in the hills is my favourite time of year....the leaves are all starting to fall and the slight chill is already starting to reach us even though the sun is shining...the air is fresh, it's beautiful.