Thursday, 16 March 2017

Allotment crumble


As the days of early 2017 slip past, spring is creeping into my world. Hello buds and shoots and re-emerging plants. It's time to create a new allotment dish with all the edibles busting into life.





Allotment Crumble

Ingredients

Leeks
Spring greens
Nettles

Cheese sauce
25g butter
25g flour
1/2 pint milk
Some cheese

The crumble topping
Flour
Butter
Seeds
Oats





Choose some baby leeks, chop them and cook





Add some spring greens, nettles and whatever else you've got that's green and edible. Add the cheese sauce and top off with crumble.





Then wonder around outside in the sun whilst it cooks dreaming of all the wonderful things to come ...





Sunflowers and mangetout





Lovage





Purple sprouting broccoli





Forget-me-nots





Rhubarb





And delphiniums