The Mysteries of Zea Mays

Dinner tonight
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Chicken Pie with our own Tarragon, Leeks
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and…
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Sweet Corn

On a whim, earlier in the year, we bought a tray of “mini” Sweet Corn plants.

We thought mini meant the size of the plant but when they hit the roof of the polytunnel
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we realised that was not the case.

Mini corn meant that the ears needed to be harvested while small. So today we did
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Dinner tonight will not include this
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which we found secreting itself at the edge of a polytunnel

It might not quite be a candidate for the heaviest marrow at the show on Saturday
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but it will make a meal.

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