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picked em in the afternoon and turned em into curry within a couple of hours. All the veg home grown, even the curry sauce is stuff I made out of the glut of green tomatoes after last years blight felled the whole damn crop, and the chillies that spiced it were from last years crop (i dried them).

The rice sadly did not come from my garden.
27th Jul 2009, 19:52   | tags:,,,

Dhamaka says:

the look absolutely gorgeous but you may have missed a trick with one of those carrots... it looks to me rather like a tumescent guy crossing his legs...

27th Jul 2009, 19:55

shitake says:

Absolutely agree with,Dhamaka! :)

27th Jul 2009, 20:07

Twiglet says:

What joy! Vegetables that have grown into rude and amusing shapes. How lucky you are!

27th Jul 2009, 20:18

Dhamaka says:

I'm so relieved you other guys saw it

27th Jul 2009, 20:32

FilbertFox says:

D - you surely can't think I missed that, ca n you? I loved the shape of them

27th Jul 2009, 20:33

Dhamaka says:

I would have thought you'd be ill if you had missed it, but was worried you were ill because you made nothing of them...

did they taste better for the memory of their shapes?

27th Jul 2009, 20:35

crickson says:

Good grief! Look at the state of those carrots. And people protest against GM food...

: )

27th Jul 2009, 21:39

FilbertFox says:

Crickson - that shape because of the stony ground they grew in. And I am sure you will appreciate that they were organic!!!

come on then, criticise me

27th Jul 2009, 21:42

crickson says:

Wouldn't dare.

27th Jul 2009, 22:26

swamprose says:

no criticism from me. Not just anyone can grow carrots that obviously have had a lot of fun underground. My compliments.

27th Jul 2009, 22:29

beth says:

they do look like they had fun. good job. the only seeds i'm able to grow are in silver.

27th Jul 2009, 23:24

Jesson says:

What a brilliant kitchen garden- twisted or not- just adds to the table conversation!

28th Jul 2009, 07:23

taniwha says:

delicious looking

28th Jul 2009, 07:31

FilbertFox says:

they did have fun! Sadly the cauliflowers bolted very early on, so I only have a couple more to crop.

Crickson - I only do organic in the garden because I don't think hobby gardeners such as myself should play around with chemicals. That said, I have summat on standby for the dreaded spud blight!

28th Jul 2009, 08:07

Geodyne says:

Absolutely awesome. :D I'm so impressed that you can produce an entire curry from your garden. Should I be asking you to marry me?

I'm also impressed because my caulis haven't actually done anything but take up space yet.

The carrots also look like they're trying to spell out some word!

28th Jul 2009, 11:09

morningbear says:

mmmm yum yum, those carrots are fantastic!!

28th Jul 2009, 12:01

Wendle says:

Totally awesome!!

28th Jul 2009, 13:32

FilbertFox says:

geo - I thought you'd never ask!

28th Jul 2009, 14:36

crickson says:

I was only kidding y'know!

28th Jul 2009, 16:53

FilbertFox says:

cos i is right and you is wrong?

28th Jul 2009, 20:06

Spiderbaby says:

I think we all play with enough chemicals at work and look where that gets us!

Those carrots are something else though :D They will have to be faved and put in the prize vegetables section!

29th Jul 2009, 01:04

Spiderbaby says:

Glad you got some broad beans in the end too :)

29th Jul 2009, 01:05

Bid Sis says:

Great veg sis. Bet they were really yummy. Cauliflower isn't easy to grow, so you did well. I haven't had any luck with them so far! Carrots are a bit rude but who cares - they taste better than straight ones

29th Jul 2009, 09:33

JokerXL says:

WhaaaaaH!!
Those carrots are the best!!
The pair on the left are in a right old love-wrestle!

29th Jul 2009, 11:20

Caine says:

Deliciousness! And you grow great carrots.

1st Aug 2009, 01:37

FilbertFox says:

Oh I have only just realise my carrots got a hightlight. Thank you HL fairy!

2nd Aug 2009, 14:54