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awomanonabike

When I'm not on my bike, you'll find me in my organic garden in #Cumbria. Favourite plants? Wisteria, hellebores, aquilegia, paeonies, philadelphus...

Rheum Rhabarbarum (Unknown Variety

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2018
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awomanonabike

13 Jul 2018 • This only took a month. It manages to capture the smell, the taste and the colour of rhubarb 💕🍷💕 #gyo #rhubarb #gin

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twin-dragons

Looks nice 👍

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sadieberg

Looks very nice, are you going to share the recipe?

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charlotte

Sounds lovely

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rachelbrooks

I hope you’re saving a bottle for September? 😜 love the colour 👌🏼

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cee

Looks fab, lovely colour. #lovegin❤ #loverhubarb❤

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awomanonabike

Thanks Gilbert 😊 @twin-dragons

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awomanonabike

Yes Of course Vivien! Shake 1kg of trimmed rhubarb (2cm pieces) with 400g caster sugar. Add 800ml gin (Aldi gin is great). Shake occasionally until all the sugar is dissolved. Leave in a dark place for a month then strain through muslin & bottle - or drink 😉 @sadieberg

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awomanonabike

It is even better than I thought it would be Charlotte. And very, very easy to make 👍 @charlotte

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awomanonabike

If you’re really good I might even make you a rhubarb cocktail 😜🤪 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Cheers Elaine @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

17 Jun 2018 • For those of you suggesting other #rhubarb deserts, I give you... a rhubarb gimlet 💗🍸💗 Have a lovely Sunday evening! #gyo

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Keely

That looks lovely 😍 💖🌸💖🌸 enjoy your evening too 😄

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rachelbrooks

I have no idea what gimlet is (is it similar to giblets? 🤔) but that looks as though I’d not need very much! 😂 enjoy! 🥂

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pelly

Chin chin 🍷🍷

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lexijane

Yummy 😋

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awomanonabike

Thanks Keely. You too. Hic! @Keely

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awomanonabike

I think you mean Mmmm mmmmm @scaryskates

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awomanonabike

A gimlet is gin and lime, 50:50. This is gin, lime juice & rhubarb syrup (4:2:1) so isn’t that strong really... 😬 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Cheers Jane 🍸🍸 @pelly

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awomanonabike

Oh it was Lexi 😍 @lexijane

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh I say.....🍸how very civilised

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awomanonabike

17 Jun 2018 • This little lot went into crumble, #rhubarb gin and rhubarb syrup 🍸💗🍸

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pelly

Custard, ice and sponge pudding 😊😊

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Keely

Fabulous haul 👌😋😋

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Sounds delicious 😋

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awomanonabike

We are having custard with the crumble Jane 😊 @pelly

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awomanonabike

We have quite a big patch Keely but I still forget it’s there. Not this year though 👍 @Keely

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awomanonabike

Wait til you see the next post Elaine 😉 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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rachelbrooks

Good girl, it’s the law to have custard with rhubarb crumble 😉

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nessas

Fabulous Jaqueline 👍🏻 although I have to admit I can never warm to rhubarb 🙄🙄

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awomanonabike

That’s good, I’d hate to break any rules 😉 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Oh Vanessa! Can I have yours? 😉😂 @nessas

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nessas

Oh go on then 🙄🙄😆😆

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awomanonabike

I suppose this is #gyo but it seems to do very well without any help from me 🙄

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AlisaJ

Ooo yum! ❤️💚 love the way you’ve placed your pot too Jacqueline 👌🏼👌🏼

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jadojado29

Morning Jacqueline @awomanonabike Looks like it’s doing very well to me 💚 Great pic with the pot & wall Love it 😍😘

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greenfinger14

Morning Jaqueline 😘

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AcornBank

Yum yum 😋

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awomanonabike

It wasn’t exactly placed like that Alisa. The pot was there (& covered) to force it but it grew so quickly without us noticing, it pushed the lid off!@AlisaJ

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awomanonabike

Morning Suzie! Thanks, it does very well there and I love rhubarb. We used to eat it as kids, raw & dipped in sugar 😍 @jadojado29

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awomanonabike

Morning Melanie. How are the leeks? 😉 @greenfinger14

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awomanonabike

Definitely Isabel! @AcornBank

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jadojado29

😂😂 I remember doing that also Jacqueline @awomanonabike my dad had it growing & we used to cut the sticks off sit on the back door step with a bowl of sugar kept us quiet for a few mins 😘

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fisherman

We have been doing the same and making a lot of delicious rubarb crumble! ❤❤❤

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awomanonabike

We were given a poke of sugar Suzie, which was a piece of paper rolled into a cone to hold the sugar. Perfect 👌 @jadojado29

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