Summer produce inspiration

By Lauraine Jacobs In Recipes

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21st February, 2013
What’s not to love about fresh produce at this time of the year? This almost-perfect summer weather has stretched on and on, creating fine growing and ripening conditions. Aubergines, courgettes, beans, herbs, tomatoes and sweetcorn are bountiful in market gardens and backyard vege patches, but although there’s a lovely selection to grace the table, my favourite is the outdoor tomato. I didn’t realise careful watering was essential to growing perfect vegetables until I wandered through the farmers market with a friend who grows tomatoes (and more) for his restaurant. He pointed out ...

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