I am definitely going to have to erect my temporary greenhouse tomorrow. The French and Runner beans have had to come back inside as it is just too cold for them during the day outside at the moment. I'm sure they must think it is still winter.
Anyhow, baking day today (at least the kitchen will be warm). All this chilly weather means we have almost run out of logs and our meagre heating (normally one hour but now a maximum 2 hours a day) means our electricity for this week has gone up by 4 day units and 2 night units – shock horror!
Made my bread and whilst that was proving, got the pastry done for our roast equivalent dinner for 2 days – a steak, kidney, onion and potato pie.
Left over pastry was turned into 8 jam and oat tarts. I don't brush my pies with an egg as I consider it a waste of an egg, therefore they always look a little pale.
Then finally, the bread was cooked.
We might have some tonight with some soup or might have a real treat of fresh bread spread with home made greengage jam!
Now I am off to make us a cup of tea and have a couple of those jam tarts.