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May 21, 2019

Tomatillos are fabulous Mexican green tomatoes. They're prefect for pickling and putting on tacos, quesadillas, and sandwiches.

Ingredients:

8-10 tomatillos

4 cloves garlic

1 serrano (or jalapeno)

1.5 cups white vinegar

1.5 cups water

1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds...

June 1, 2018

Time to replace the summary cocktails with warm wintery drinks.

This basic mulled wine recipe can be jazzed up with any variety of additions: garden herbs, apple cider or other spirits like brandy or cointreau.

Ingredients:

10 cloves

2 cinnamon sticks

1/4 cup caster sugar

1...

May 11, 2018

It's that time of year when it starts to get colder and the winter sniffles abound.

Luckily all the winter vegetables are perfect for boosting your immune system. Blend them up and knock them back each day with this Mean Green Juice.

Ingredients:

1 cucumber

4 celery sticks

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February 2, 2018

 Got an abundance of jalapeños in the garden? Get busy making these delicious stuffed peppers. Perfect with a cold beer!

Ingredients

  • 180g cream cheese, softened

  • 220g package cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 1/2 tbs bacon bits

  • 180g jalapeno peppers, seeded...

November 6, 2017

A recipe for incredibly moist Greek yogurt pound cake with tart lemon and flowery lavender.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes (includes cooling time)

ingredients:

1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2...

October 10, 2017

If you've got lots of beautiful lavender flowering in the garden at the moment, try making stunning lavender marshmallows.

You'll need:

1/3 cup powdered sugar

1/3 cup corn starch

1 cup water

1 teaspoon lavender buds

3 packets of gelatine

(each packet contains 7 grams)

1 1/2 cu...

September 13, 2017

Growing your own cooking ingredients is such a rewarding hobby, but many people think they have to have a garden to get growing. Not true! There are loads of ideas of ways to get your growing going. As long as you have a light filled position and, depending on the vari...

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