I’m a bit busy today so Robert bottled our share, with enough left over for a batch of jam, a cherry strudel and Kentish cherry pie. Yummo! He bottled the gooseberries too; these always tend to rise in the jars a bit. Easily remedied in two weeks when, by shaking the jar from side to side like crazy, you can make the gooseberries sink down to where they are supposed to be.
Kentish Cherry picking last night, great fun with the Woods – Jacob learned he has a talent for the supreme, generations-old art of cherry pip spitting. In order to get enough pips for ammunition he had to eat rather a lot of cherries. The tummy ache later was not so good….