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Herbs in Action - TARRAGON
For pleasure and fragrance, for taste tingles and recipe zing and for easy if caring growing in containers, you won’t go too wrong with French Tarragon. This ‘phat’ feathery green herb is a wonderful addition to your herb collection so plan to grow some soon.
Recipes with TOMATOES
What can you do with tomatoes? You can pickle, can and preserve them, jam them, sun-dry them, sauce them, mash, slice and dice them – yep, keep going! The versatility of tomatoes in the kitchen seems never-ending so whatever you do with your homegrown or organic tomato crop, enjoy the results!
Lewis Grizzard said “It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato. And he knows what he’s talking about! Are you growing your own tomatoes? I hope so – and if not I hope you plan to begin just as soon as you can.
Green is lean. Green is good. Green is scrumptious - made more so with the knowledge that you grew all the vegetables and herbs yourself (or swapped with a neighbour or maybe bought from the organic market). The taste buds of all who share will thank you for your efforts with requests for more!
Recipe for RED PEPPER RELISH
Growing your own food and herbs is so rewarding – so much so that nobody can describe it adequately … you have to grow something yourself to really appreciate what they mean. Recipes abound for whatever you do grow. Here is a delicious recipe for a relish that goes with barbecue fare. Yum.
Recipe for VEGETABLE STOCK
When you start to grow your own veggies in containers, the joy of putting them to use in the kitchen is just too good to describe - the achievement alone has its own fragrance! Making a simple vegetable stock is a wonderful way to use up your produce; besides, you can also make some vegetable water.
No container garden is complete without at least one rose, any style, any colour and any pot. Fragrance? Style and Elegance? Versatility? Celebration? Once you have the basics in place these beautiful plants will give you much pleasure. What colour rose should you choose?
Peppers, Garlic and Cilantro for SALSA
When you say the word Salsa it conjures up good times, good tastes, and good company! So what goes into a salsa? Usually tomato, garlic, onion, chillie peppers and cilantro … and you can grow them all in containers. Here we cover PEPPERS, GARLIC and CILANTRO ... another covers Tomatoes and Onions.
Tomatoes and Onions for SALSA
Salsa it conjures up good times, good tastes, and good company! What goes into a salsa? Usually tomato, Onion garlic, chillie peppers and cilantro … and you can grow them all in containers. Here we discuss growing TOMATOS and ONIONS, and in twin article we cover Chillie Peppers, Garlic and Cilantro
Spanikopita Spinach Pie
You've grown the spinach, the dill, the spring onions and the parsley so why not add a few more ingredients and make delicious spinach and feta triangles using phyllo pastry? They are certainly moreish, a easy recipe to make for cocktails and snack parties and friends will want to know your secret.
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