Tag Archives: Jekka McVicar

Fresh tomato pasta sauce

For this recipe I used home grown tomatoes, basil mint leaves, onions and garlic!  How fab is that?! 2lb fresh tomatoes – skinned. 2 table spoons olive oil 3 medium size onions 2 or 3 cloves garlic 12 leaves of fresh basil A wedge of fresh parmesan Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons Crème fraiche Drop […]

Think herbs – think Jekka McVicar

The first raised bed which measures 4’ x 4’ is now empty of onions and cabbage. It’s nearest the house and is just begging to be a pretty herb bed.  I love to see an organised herb bed displaying lots of beautiful varieties and colours. Over breakfast at Hampton Court, I said to my colleague […]