Cars – and Rosella Jam

Not a lot of news on the gardening front today as I have been out looking at cars.

I love my old Toyota Celica, old being the operative word, it’s a 1983. It’s been well looked after by Tony and Ben from Valley Car Clinic who have kept it on the road for me. But the time has come. I know it will be a wrench.

I think I’ll probably settle for a Toyota Corolla.

Anyway, enough of that. Back to the farm. When I was visiting the allotment I took this (rather poor quality!) photograph of one of the beds of rosellas that we use to make jam as a fund raiser for the farm. The jam is delicious and has such a reputation around the area. We sell as much as Dorothea, our accomplished jam maker, can make.

But check out this website. When I was googling ‘rosella jam’ I found Gourmet Jack’s. Jack is a ‘foodie’ Australian style. And the photos on his website are much better than the pathetic photo I feature above as he takes you through his jam recipe step by step.

Even if you never plan to make rosella jam, I think you would still find his website entertaining.

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