* Okay, so they were talking about my garden when they said that, but hey! I'm on the same page as Nigel Slater, which makes me feel like I've finally made it (hehe)
I like being part of a "jammy family".
(My friends at NZ Gardener might be just a little bit biased, of course.)
Publishing a new book is like giving birth to a new baby (but without the stretch marks!). All that huffing and puffing (and pickle and preserve eating) is worth it when you finally hold it in your hands. Foggydale Farm Jam Sessions was a real labour of love. For 52 weeks of the year, I endeavoured to grow and preserve a different seasonal crop - from spring strawberries to autumn quinces. More than 500 jars of jams and jellies were made along the way, with Mum, my mother-in-law and my two sons at hand to help stir the pot. Most of...