Heather’s Eccles cakes

(makes 8) 1 pack ready rolled puff pastry30g golden caster sugar50g butter200g currantsMilk to brushGranulated sugar to sprinkle Preheat the oven to 210 deg CCream the butter & sugarMix in the currantsCut the pastry into 8 squaresDivide the currant mixture equally between the squares For each square, bring the corners together, close any gaps, turn over and place on a baking  tray then flatten Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugarBake for 15 to 20 minutes till golden brown

Pam’s Chocolate Marmalade Cake

Makes 1 loaf cake. Suitable for freezing. Ingredients 125g butter, cubed 100g best quality 70% dark chocolate, broken into pieces 300g marmalade (I prefer a thicker cut, but any will do) 2 eggs, beaten 150g … Read more

Horticulture Wales

We had a visit from Horticulture Wales who made this video at our Northop site at one of our late Summer Saturday hubs 2020.  As you watch you will see we have had plenty of wonderful veg available to us and continue to get a good supply of greens, potato, onions, garlic and more as the year goes on.

Potato Day

Potato Day, the best yet even though storm Denis did its best to keep everyone away, Gardeners and Allotmenteers braved the weather to find just the right seed potato or choose a juicy fruit to … Read more

A little growing experiment

We have an abundance of leaf litter  and while we are creating  new beds we also have excess soil, we are combining them both and putting them into large bags the type you would get … Read more

Potato Day

80 varieties of seed potatoes, onion sets, garlic, vegetable seeds and plants, herbs, soft fruit and fruit trees Held in Mold Daniel Owen Centre, Earl Road Mold. CH7 IAP  09.00 –  14.00  15th Feb 2020 … Read more