Autumn has arrived and we have already had our fair share of rain showers and cold nights. The central heating has been turned on in the pub and I’m not so keen on the idea of when the frosts starts to settle in, reason being that I can imagine I’m going to land on my backside when I dash across the yard down the stairs on my way to the barn and walk-in fridge!
The colours of Autumn are luscious and bold and beautiful. Deep dark reds, greens and purples are as spectacular and reflective of Autumn as the colours in the delicious honey, plum and blackberry jelly with plum sorbet.
We buy most of our fruit from High-House Farm which is situated 6 miles from us. Every Monday and Thursday Piers gives me a call telling me about the fruits that are ready to be harvested and then the