I don’t know quite why, but earlier this year I ordered some tomatillo seeds. All I knew about them was that they were used in Mexican cooking, but could be grown here in the UK, and were highly productive plants – a bit like sprawling tomato plants.
Well, that last bit was certainly right! Here are some of them. There are gherkins in the foreground, a line of tomatillos behind them, and sweetcorn behind the tomatillos: