Despite it nearly being winter there's still plenty to be harvested from the plot ,including salad leaves ,Cavolo Nero kale, January King cabbage, and brussels sprouts which particularly appreciate the heavy clay soil!
The parsnips wouldn't win any prizes and while the leeks are still small (an Italian winter variety) I've started to lift them early as they have a lovely ,slightly sweet, taste and there are plenty more to last through the winter.
Scorzonera ("black salsify") is an unexpected bonus.A few plants that were not fully dug up last year have developed much bigger roots.
I think it will be less parsnips and more swedes and scorzonera next year as they seem more suited to the soil.
Last night's supper recipe was add a large potato ,then cut veg up into chunks and simmer for a few minutes.Drain and empty veg into a baking dish ,then pop into a hot oven adding a skinned wild salmon steak on top part way through the baking time.Salmon was