Thursday, 11 August 2011

Foraging

I love that late summer fade as blooms become tired and give way to fruit. Yesterday I walked all the field margins looking for blackberries - they are barely ripe up here in the wind. Disappointed I head back to the garden where I remember the cobnuts apples and plums. Mr.Lane loves cobnuts and I?

.....love crumble. This one is Apple and plum with a dash of blackberry!

Jammy and crunchy!

Sarah xXx

PS Hello Jody and welcome to East Sussex! Hope you are settling in OK?

PPS Cassie - I have saved you a bowl of crumble!
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17 comments:

  1. Made some apple and plum crumble the other week, lovely.

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  2. Can't believe crumble season is upon us already! Change is in the air...

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  3. Lost me entirely on the cobnuts???

    But I found my why back to you when i heard crumble.

    lovely.

    xo Jane

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  4. I just love cobnuts, you're reminded me to seek some out. Love the look of that crumble x

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  5. yes it's nearly time to go blackberry picking.....lots of crumble!
    xxx

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  6. DIVINE photos and I love crumbles too.

    thanks for sharing this summer moment with us.

    All joys to you,

    Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

    P.S. I'm going picking today!

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  7. Peaches are in season here in Michigan and I have been wearing the juice on my shirts everyday. Better to make a nice cobbler!!

    XO,
    Jane

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  8. if I lived within a 50 mile radius of you I would hunt that crumble down! happy foraging...fee x (no blackberries up north for a good while yet, brrrrr!)

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  9. I didn't realise you picked cobnuts when they are still green. We've got a hazelnut bush and I've always left them to ripen - and then they've disappeared before I've got to them. Can you eat them straight away?

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  10. Do you know - for all the years I have lived here I have never tasted a kentish cob - whey hey!

    Not to my knowledge anyhow.

    Have a beautiful weekend Sarah,

    Nina xxx

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  11. Found your blog via Sharon Lovejoy . . . so happy I did, have wandered around here for the last hour. Love what you're doing. Love where you live! Thank you for the views!

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  12. Yummmmmm my sweet friend....a crumble is just what I need today! Yours is so pretty. The weather is a wee bit cool today so a cozy day of baking is in store. Hugs to you. oxxo

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  13. that looks and sounds delish, we usually go blackberrying in late august or early sept. I love making jam with them and any leftover get put in a crumble.
    Love your blog
    Gill x

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  14. Yum! yum! What a super-duper crumble, with cobnuts! I'm moving to Kent!!!

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  15. Delicious summer bounty! I love crumbles! Beautiful photos. Have a great day.

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  16. Thanks so much for your comment. Ah, Charlie Mouse! (to be said in a very high, squeaky voice) - I love him. I have one actually - he plays the 'we will mend it' song when you press his tummy.

    Yeah, I'm okay - nice of you to ask. But tired, but fed up with the grind of retail. But tired of being broke. Wish I was more successful business woman type!

    I love your Emma Bridgewater oven gloves on the post!

    We may be getting goats in near future - two or three. Mike says we should call them Emma, Cath and Laura after the 'holy trinity' of Bridgewater, Cath K and Laura Ashley. Haha.

    I quite fancy Mary, after the Secret Garden. Also my mum's name :)

    Love Charlotte
    x

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  17. I'm in a country town in Queenslands sunshine coast , I was told I'm a women of Avalon , these pictures just are calling out to me take me home , cornwall is such a beautiful place , i watch escape to the country religously just to get a peek at some of the heritage listed cottages and barns so beautiful, love the english country side, great inspiration,for my permiculture gardens . TA Leticia OZ

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