Rhubarb Crumble

Time for….

Through The Looking Glass

We have an allotment where we grow fruit & veg. For those of you who aren’t in the UK an allotment is a piece of land you rent from the local parish council that has historically been set aside for local people (usually poor people) to grow fruit and vegetables on instead of in your back garden (if you have one). Ours is a half-sized plot, about 33′ x 120′ (I’m guessing the length here!)

We have asparagus, soft fruit bushes, raspberries and rhubarb permanently on it, we grow potatoes, beets, carrots, corn, various pumpkins, courgettes (zucchini) and squashes, climbing and bush beans, purple sprouting broccoli and leeks, onions and garlic… think I’ve missed a few.

We have a huge rhubarb plant that we pick from most of the summer, if you cut out the flower stalks you keep getting more stalks, and I make a lot of stewed rhubarb…

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