The first savoy cabbage

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The first savoy cabbage out of the ground
The first savoy cabbage out of the ground

With the unpacking of boxes in our new house, the autumn planting ended up being very late. So quite a lot of things sat in the ground during winter, waiting for some warmer weather.

It was therefore with considerable excitement that we harvested our first savoy cabbage on the weekend. It was huge by our measure, even though it’s really just a baby compared to the store-bought variety.

Still, it made for a very nice cabbage gallete (layered cabbage, baked with a pastry top). We still have 3 or 4 in the ground, steadily getting bigger…

Fresh and crisp, ready for the pot
Fresh and crisp, ready for the pot
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