Ben Cooper's Rhuberry and White Chocolate Brulee
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Ben Cooper's Rhuberry and White Chocolate Brulee

What is in season in June Asparagus, Aubergine, Beetroot, Blackcurrants, Broad Beans, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cherries, Chicory, Chillies, Courgettes, Cucumber, Elderflowers, Gooseberries, Lettuce, Marrow, New Potatoes, Peas, Peppers, Radishes, Raspberries, Redcurrants, Rhubarb, Rocket, Runner Beans, Samphire,...

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June, the month of leaves and roses,
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June, the month of leaves and roses,

As June edges into summer, it could be safe to assume that the frosts are over though not guaranteed.. So harden off and plant out those varieties that have been brought on inside, making sure...

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rainbow chard red, orange, yellow and pink stems, dark green leaves
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Grow Your Own Rainbow (veg)

Why a rainbow? Because different colours possess different phytonutrients providing different health benefits. As a general rule, the most colourful fruit and vegetables are richest in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Some vegetable types come in many shades...

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Ben Cooper's Aubergine and chickpea satay curry
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Ben Cooper's Aubergine and Chickpea Satay Curry

May Artichoke, Asparagus, Aubergine, Beetroot, Chicory, Chillies, Elderflowers, Lettuce, Marrow, New Potatoes, Peas, Peppers, Radishes, Rhubarb, Rocket, Samphire, Sorrel, Spinach, Spring Greens, Spring Onions, Strawberries, Watercress. Aubergine and chick-pea satay curry Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2...

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"That's some daisy chain"

Not for the fastidious; leaving your lawn uncut for 'No Mow May'(or even until August).  Having tried this last year, this May my lawn is already growing field speedwell and sweet violet in amongst the...

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Pink blossom at start of May
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May! Queen of blossoms

May! Queen of blossoms, / And fulfilling flowers, / With what pretty music / Shall we charm the hours?  Lord Edward Thurlow The soil is warming up as the days lengthen and the sun makes...

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February - "a seed waiting to sprout"

Keeping an impatient lookout for the first signs of spring, we need to remember it is still winter. Most seeds will be better for keeping under wraps and sowing when the weather warms up.  We can make...

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