Hungry caterpillars

The Very Hungry Caterpillar* was a favourite book in this household at one time, learnt off by heart and leading to a surprising interest in Swiss cheese and a less surprising interest in cupcakes. We all love the very hungry caterpillar when he is safely in Eric Carle’s lovely book but not so much when he is munching his way through my vegetables.  The favourite ‘nice green leaves’ of the month are my Brussels sprouts (although mine are purple rather than green).  Sprouts are not everyone’s vegetable of choice but there is something special about growing your Christmas dinner.  So … Continue reading Hungry caterpillars