I love my food and I love growing vegetables. I grew up in the country and worked on farms, and I had a career in the agriculture industry, or to be more exact, everything from the ground to the mouth. But never have I been able to grow a pumpkin like this bad boy. This was at our local Booths which is a Northern supermarket that only sources local produce and is incredibly green and ethical.
Needless to say, the products they have are delicious. My all-time favourite is their store baked Mince Pies, which has crispy pastry and the mincemeat inside is amazing. I have never really liked mince pies and found the Christmas tradition of eating them something that I turned my nose up at, but Booths, WOW. I bought 8 of them and will be enjoying them later with some extra rich Jersey cream. I also bought a rather large custard tart, lemon cheesecake and a strawberry cheesecake so it will be a sweet night.