Strawberry Fields Forever!!

The sweltering heat on Saturday set myself and the youngest thinking about Strawberries.

As luck would have it we live about 3 miles away from the wonderful Claremont Farm. They do ‘pick your own’ fruit and so we went hunting.

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Strictly speaking,  I am opposed to child labour, however when it comes to filling my fridge with the best strawberries that the Wirral has to offer, then I relax my standards.

The strawberries were out in abundance, all plump and juicy!

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This one made the grade and was promptly added to my basket.

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Claremont Farm do the whole experience so well, they even include a complementary tractor ride to the further fields.

We didn’t partake this time, apparently 12 is too old.

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Look at these beauties! We filled two small baskets, which filled a large colander and they cost less than £3.50 which I think is a bargain!

 

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It would have been rude not to make a Strawberry cake, wouldn’t it?

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Have a lovely day!