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Recipe Vietnamese Mango Chicken

Recipe- Stirfry Chicken mango strip #recipe #

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon lime sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper 4 tablespoons oil 500g boneless chicken breast, cubed 1 medium chilli, finely diced 2 teaspoons minced garlic 200g peas or snow peas, halved 1 tomato, diced 1/2 cup cashew nuts 1 large ripe mango, sliced Method: Handful of coriander for garnish Dissolve sugar with fish ... Read More »

Recipe Green Pawpaw Salad

Recipe- Green pawpaw salad #recipe #salad #pawpaw #aboutthegarden

Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, peeled pinch salt 4 chillies, deseeded 1 tbsp roasted peanuts 4 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup green pawpaw, shredded 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp tamarind paste 1 tbsp fish sauce Method: Pound garlic, salt and chillies in a pestle and mortar. Add peanuts and pound into a coarse paste. Add cherry tomatoes and ... Read More »

Recipe Barbecued Fajitas

fajitas complete #recipe #mexican #fajitas #aboutthegarden copy

Ingredients: 3 medium capsicums 4 bacon short cuts 2 medium chicken breasts 2 medium brown onions 3 medium carrots 1 medium zucchini 10 snow peas 2 fresh jalapeños (or 4 slices jar) 1 container Sour Cream 1 jar salsa 1 packet burrito tortillas (pack 10) Canola Oil Method: 1. Chop chicken breasts into 2cm squares and bacon into 1cm squares. ... Read More »

Recipe Savoury Zucchini Slice

recipe savoury zucchini slice perfect for lunchbos and high tea

Savoury Zucchini Slice is an easy dish to make and the ideal choice for using that surplus zucchini produce and meat leftovers. Best of all Savoury Zucchini Slice can be frozen, making for a great lunch box snack. Bake in mini muffin trays for a bite size savoury High Tea treat! Ingredients: 3 medium zucchinis, grated 1 large onion, chopped 200g rindless ... Read More »

2 great ideas for watering your pot plants when you go on holidays

two great tips for watering pot plants whilst your on holidays

There is nothing more disappointing then coming home from holidays to find your pot plants shriveled into crispy piles of organic matter and having to make the sad walk to the compost bin to say good bye. But there is hope ….. try one of these great ideas to keep your pot plants watered & happy whilst you’re away! Recycled ... Read More »

Top Plant Table Talkers for Christmas

Top Christmas Plant Table Talkers #aboutthegarden

Decorating your dining table with a fresh, prettily presented flowering plant can add the perfect finishing touch to your Christmas dinner. Best of all they will make a fabulous addition to your garden after. Here’s our top 5 picks & how to care for them:  Poinsettia Associated with Christmas throughout the western world, these subtropical beauties need full sun to ... Read More »

Five Common Poolside Plants

five common poolside plants #summer #aboutthegarden

Poolside plants need to tolerate harsh poolside conditions and drop minimal amounts of fruit, flowers or leaves, because lets face it, who wants to be cleaning the pool out everyday. Most of all, they need to look great and make your pool area into that perfect getaway oasis, the envy of your neighbors. Here are our Top 5 choices:  You ... Read More »

4 Easy Steps to Propagating Bromeliads

how to propagate bromeliads from pups and seeds aboutthegarden

It’s not hard to convince you that bromeliads are fantastic plants. They bring to your garden a lush, tropical look and vibrant, year-round colour with little maintenance. As a further bonus however, they are also very easy to propagate in four easy steps. Four (4) easy steps to propagating bromeliads 1. Bromeliad ‘pups’ are the young offspring of the bromeliad which ... Read More »