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Recipe Valda’s Homemade Lemon Butter Spread

recipe lemon butter homemade preserve spread tastes like citrus tart

If you are a sucker for anything citrus, you HAVE to try this recipe. It is ‘oh soooooo delicious’ you will just want to eat it by the spoon full. Lovely served on bite sized baked biscuit bases or spread on toast, Valda’s Lemon Butter can not be surpassed.  This recipe is shared by our magazine reader Carolyn, who share’s with ... Read More »

Recipe Fresh Home Baked Berry Danish

recipe home baked fresh berry danish

If you love a little bakery treat (who doesn’t enjoy fresh baked goods – yum), you maybe pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to make your own berry danishes at home. The best thing about home baked berry danish is, you can significantly decrease the amount of sugar used, whilst increasing the berry filling. Berries in general are quite sweet ... Read More »

Recipe Carolyn’s Homemade Fig Jam

preserve recipe carolyn's homemade fig jam

If you have a fig tree in the garden, you will know first hand how much fruit can ripen all at one time. As figs become over ripe quite quickly, they do need to be consumed within a few days of harvesting. Aside from eating them ‘raw’, there are a number of delicious preserve options you might not have considered.  One ... Read More »

Recipe High Tea Cucumber with mint, chives & cream cheese sandwiches

High tea recipe cucumber with mint chives and cream cheese sandwiches

There is nothing more charming than enjoying a glass of bubble and a cucumber sandwich, whilst in good company. A rather ‘English Tradition’, the humble cucumber sandwich is a wonderful light snack and in era of Downton Abbey, enjoyed in company during a game of cricket.   This recipe is a twist on the traditional cucumber sandwich, with the added culinary delight of ... Read More »

Recipe Summer Gem Salad with Corn

Recipe Summer Gem Salad with sweet corn and pasta

Summer Gem Salad is a quick, simple and tasty summer pasta salad that has the added bonus of costing under $2.50 per serve! Enjoy your home grown sweet corn, snow peas and capsicum in a salad hand crafted to draw out their flavour.  Many thanks to Dana Flannery from Talk About Creative for this delicious summer salad recipe. Read More »

Tuscan Fresh Tomato & Basil Salad

Fresh vine ripened tomato tuscan salad with refreshing basil

Nothing tastes better than vine ripened tomato. So let them shine as an ingredient at your next BBQ or Summer get-together with this very easy Tuscan salad. Ingredients:  5 large, well-ripened tomatoes ¾ packet washed baby spinach (or rocket leaves) 50ml balsamic vinegar 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil 50g feta cheese 1 tsp raw sugar ¼ cup roasted pine ... Read More »

Recipe Turkish Eggplant Easy One Pot Casserole

Turkish one pot easy eggplant casserole Recipe #vegetarian #garden #recipe #aboutthegarden

A popular ingredient within the Turkish kitchen is eggplants (patlican – pronounced pat-ly-can ) of course I use to hate eggplants growing up, I don’t know if it was because I feared the taste of anything belonging to the ‘veggie’ family or because mum use to make this each week but now after my gastric surgery and my taste buds ... Read More »

Recipe Three (3) Cheese Potato Bake

delicious winter dish using potato from the garden

Recipe Baby Beetroot SaladNeed a recipe to use up your excess potatoes? This delicious recipe will warm you on cold winter nights, either as a side dish or a light supper. Ingredients 5 large potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 and a half cups light cottage cheese 1 cup sour light cream 1 cup light shredded cheddar ... Read More »

Recipe Spicy Vegetarian Potato Curry

Spicy potato curry Recipe #vegetarian #garden #recipe #aboutthegarden

As the weather cools and we head into the wintery months, there’s nothing like little spicy comfort food. Try this vegetarian dish using your homegrown potato! Ingredients 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbs grated fresh ginger 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric ... Read More »