Roses are a quintessentially English garden flower, although most varieties are actually native to Asia. Hybrid roses were introduced in the 19th century and were hugely popular for more than 50 years, but at least one species was brought to Britain by the Romans. Roses have played their part in history, too, with the War
Our Recipe of the Week is now written by authors of Packed, a book of lunch hacks and recipes to squeeze more nutrients into your day, Becky Alexander & Michelle Lake (Dip ION mBANT). Becky writes the food column for The Herts Advertiser and Michelle runs Mission Nutrition, a nutritional therapy consultancy based in St Albans. Packed is available to buy in store at £12.99.