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Franklyn & Vincent is a few casual peeks from my kitchen garden beginnings and home maker dreams in a small terrace house in East London.
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27 Mar
DIY ~ Bird Bath and Stool

I love the birds. We have a family of sparrows, a few blue tits and the odd robin. I've tried varying the food to get in some different types, but I'm happy with the sparrows and the colourful tits. At the moment I have an...

29 Sep
My Favourite Way to Eat Homegrown Tomatoes

Tomato season is coming to end in our garden and it's been a whopper! Infact, I'm gonna go out on limb and say I've eaten the best tasting tomatoes of my life. I know! I make no secret of my tomato obsession and there's only one way to really...

20 Sep
The Vegetable Gardener & the Juicer

You'll use it for a bit and then it'll be shoved in the cupboard, they said. Next to the spiralizer and the Nutribullet, they said. Well, I've got news! I do use my juicer, and it's never been busier than it is at the moment. As a veg gardener, I feel...

29 Jun
DIY ~ Large Modern Planter on Wheels

Having a container garden can be expensive as stylish large planters can be pricey. I wanted something modern and deep, not only for root veg but to give the garden height and makes best use of the space. As I'm all for a bit of doing...

05 Sep
Roasted Beetroots, Goats Cheese + Hazelnut Crumb

Cooking from the garden. When you've got a small vegetable garden, you cook differently. When you've grown something yourself, you want to celebrate it. So you find recipes that are simple, not just because you're a lazy cook and would rather be watching Gardener's World, but because...

12 Jul
Green stuff with pearl barley

This is great in the summer to use up any rocket, watercress or herbs that need a trim. Anything can go in, but if you use kale or chard, you'll need to remove anything woody and blanch briefly beforehand. INGREDIENTS Green stuff: Watercress (remove any thick stems)...