France update rhubarb

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  1. chaser

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    A couple of months ago , on here there was a thread that said there was no rhubarb in France because of some fly that lives on it doing something to the vines , well I can tell you definitely that is wrong, rhubarb everywhere even in vineyards we stayed at on France passion.:thumb:
     
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    What rubbish.....We have 3 rhubarb plants ...:Doh:
     
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    oh good my wife and I love rubarb.you ask teknic155.he has a rubarb plant that looks like a triffed.and it tastes really good.my wife has about 3 rubarb pies in the freezer.yum yum.:thumb::thumb:
     
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    Rhubarb crumble rocks
    This from a family that knows
     
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    Our rhubarb plant has died so we must replace it when we have time. In the meantime, though, Jill's Dad gives everything from his plant in return for portions of crumble :thumb:
     
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    We've got loads of rhubarb in the garden here in Normandie :Smile:
     
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    Proper Rhubarb Pies (No Sugar I hope):Wink:

    Congrats on the Amlin by the way:cry:

    If anyone has any spare Rhubarb
    that they would bring to Stratford on Avon:thumb:

    Both Sheila & I will be properly Grateful
    since we moved we can't grow it properly:cry::cry::cry::cry:
     
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    Yes , I have seen it and on the market stalls , it's everywhere, but someone on here said they had been told they couldn't grow it near vines, someone who I think lives in France, I thought I had seen it growing there at the time of the original thread but couldn't be sure.
     
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    Rhubarb pie or Rhubarb crumble with custard , YUM :thumb:
     
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    If you run out of rhubarb for your crumble, try Japanese knotweed...
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    of course no suger.just custard.are you after one of my wifes pies.tb.:thumb:
     
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    We have loads of rhubarb. Pies, crumble? Must get busy this week. It's also great in jam as it takes the taste of any other fruit so makes expensive fruit go further. Strawberry and Rhubarb and Raspberry and Rhubarb are favourites.
     
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    We used to grow it quite a lot, but then our custard plant died, and to be honest, I couldn't eat rhubarb without it. :Sad:
     
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    Of Course:Wink:
     
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    Try some ginger with rhubarb for your jam, breathes new life into something that is already good :Smile:
     
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    Love rhubarb and ginger - makes excellent fool too!
     
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