From Land to Table

Today’s guest blogger is Sybil Kapoor, award-winning author of The Great British Vegetable Cookbook, published by National Trust Books.  As well as being a chef and journalist, she is one of Britain’s most respected food writers and writes regularly for The Guardian, Financial Times Weekend Magazine and House and Garden. Her bestselling books include Simply…

Lytes Carey Allotments

At the weekend, I visited Lytes Cary, in South Somerset. I went expecting to see the house and gardens – and stunning though they are, so far, so National Trust property. What I didn’t expect to come accross was 40 beautiful community allotment plots, complete with a bizarre cast of scarecrows… There were of course some delicious looking vegetables, too. It’s…