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Flavour infused water recipes using herbs, fruit and spices

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We have all been told to drink lots of fluids to stay hydrated during the summer months, but drinking litres of water every day can get a little boring and fizzy drinks adds to your calorie count quickly…what to do? Here are some ingredients from the garden to add some zing to your water. Herbs, fruit and spices to flavour water ... Read More »

Chicken & Pea Curried Pastizzi

Chicken and Pea Curried Pastizzi #recipe #garden #aboutthegarden

Chicken & Pea Curried Pastizzi Ingredients 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 brown onion, finely cropped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 250g chicken or lamb mince 2 teaspoons of curry powder 1/4 cup water 1 cup of fresh or frozen peas 2 tablespoons of mango chutney 4 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1 egg, lightly beaten Method Heat oil in a frying ... Read More »

Recipe Two (2) Ingredient Sage Dip

Recipe two ingredient sage dip #healthy #partyfood #garden #aboutthegarden

There’s no need to slave in the kitchen to enjoy a healthy dip this festive season, all you need is two ingredients! Ingredients – Finely chopped fresh sage from the garden (2 or 3 leaves for every 1/2 cup of Low Fat Cottage Cheese) – Low Fat Cottage Cheese (1/2 cup)   Method 1. Mix chopped sage into portioned Low ... Read More »

Recipe Vegetarian Phad Thai

Recipe vegetarian phad thai #garden #aboutthegarden

If Asian cuisine is a weakness, this Vegetarian Phad Thai will delight the palate with its fresh ingredients.   Ingredients 400g dried flat rice noodle sticks 2 tablespoons oil 2 eggs lightly beaten 1 onion cut into thin wedges 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 small red capsicum, cut into thin strips 100g fried tofu, cut into 5mm wide strips 3 tbs ... Read More »

Recipe Lemon Myrtle Barramundi

Lemon Myrtle Barramundi Recipe #fish #creamysauce #recipe #aboutthegarden

For a beautiful spring  fish dish, you can’t go past Barramundi. This recipe is simple, delicious and perfect for entertaining.   Ingredients 1 cup white rice ½ teaspoon turmeric 10 strands saffron 250g fillet barramundi 50g butter ½ cup plain flour 6 cherry tomatoes 10g baby spinach   Sauce 10 g Butter ½ cup thickened cream dried, ground lemon myrtle ... Read More »

Recipe Fresh Mint Tea

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Mint Tea is a beautifully refreshing fragrant beverage, that is calorie free and known to settle minor stomach aches and nausea. Making it a great morning pick-me-up! Ingredients 1 Cup of mint leaves (picked from stem)….adjust this quantity dependent on the intensity of flavour you desire & size of Tea Pot. 4 Cups of boiling water  Method STEP 1. Chop ... Read More »

Recipe Garlic Prawn Skewers

Garlic prawn skewers Recipe #basil #pasta #recipe #aboutthegarden

Ingredients wooden skewers soaked in water for 1 hour prior 1 1/2 tbsps olive oil 3 x cloves garlic, crushed 1 small chilli, deseeded & crushed 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt & pepper 500g green prawns, shelled with tails intact   Method 1. Combine olive oil, garlic, chillies, lemon juice, salt & pepper in a bowl 2. Add green prawns ... Read More »