While planting I noticed the lovely wicker structure and heard about their plans for a polytunnel. When I returned for a follow up visit the trees were in great condition but the wicker structure was gone and there was no sign of a polytunnel.
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Recently I was lucky enough to be given a box of little apple flavour clouds. Pastila, a Russian sweet, is made from marshmallowy egg white and apples and was a much loved delicacy in nineteenth century Russia. Then came the Great War followed swiftly by the revolution, and the recipes for Pastila – plus the information on local apple varieties – were lost and production stopped.