Top tip on grating ginger…..don’t grate your thumb too….

…….. top tip – when grating some jolly lovely ginger, don’t grate your thumb at the same time….

1. It hurts

2. A whole lot of ginger gets wasted and composted!

I’ve had a very productive week so far including getting products ready for Benjamin’s Deli fancy Christmas hampers (more details to come soon)

Large batch of sweet raspberry vinegar – DONE

Delicious on salads
Sweet Raspberry Vinegar – great on salads…..and ice cream!

Raspberry and Rosemary Jam – DONE

(organic raspberries from

HUGE batch of Carrot and Ginger Chutney – DONE

My new best seller – many thanks for Pauline Green for ‘making’ me create this flavour’!

Stacks of Ginger and Lemon Cordial (minus skin from my thumb) – DONE

Ginger and Lemon Cordial – great with sparkling water…. even better in Cava or a hot toddy.

Batch of my best seller – Hot Ginger and Garlic Chutney – DONE

Tomorrow – more hot ginger and garlic and getting ready for Kings Heath Farmer’s Market – Saturday 3rd November.


Rachel xxx

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