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Chicken green curry recipe

Easy, throw together curry dish to keep you warm and full during the winter months. Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 1 onion, sliced 1/4 cup green curry paste 1 cup chicken stock 400ml can coconut milk 2 cups barbecued chicken, shredded 1/2 cup broccoli florets 1/2 cup pumpkin, cubed 1/4 cup coriander leaves Cashews, roughly cut Rice, to serve Prepare   …

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Autumn beet salad

  Try this decadent salad at your next lazy lunch with friends. It celebrates all the fruits of an autumn harvest.   Ingredients           2 apples, quartered then sliced 1 beetroot, sliced Blue cheese (or your favourite creamy feta) 1 cup baby spinach walnuts, chopped roughly parsley, finely chopped olive oil   Prepare       …

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Beet dip

Tuck into this filling ruby red dip.   Ingredients           70g raw cashews, soaked and drained 200g cooked beetroot in pieces, (about 1-2 beets) 3 tbsp tahini 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 tsp salt 1 clove of garlic crushed black pepper   Prepare           Combine all …

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Lemon scented herbs

The scent of lemon is refreshing, sharp and clean. When crushing a leaf from a lemon tree, oils are released which create the familiar lemon fragrance that we know so well. Check out our list of the easiest lemon-scented foliage on offer. Lemon verbena (Aloysia citriodora) A deciduous, woody shrub to 2.5m tall, flowering in spring. The leaves have an …

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ATG Give away competition – April 2022 Terms & Conditions

Your entry into the About The Garden Magazine Giveaway is deemed acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions. Information on how to enter this competition and the prize(s) form part of these Terms and Conditions.   WHO CAN ENTER: The competition is open to Australian residents. Employees and immediate families of About The Garden Magazine (“the promoter”) and associated agencies …

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Goat cheese stuffed figs

  A quick to assemble velvety dessert or a sweet starter.   Ingredients           Ripe figs Goat cheese Walnuts Honey Pepper   Prepare           Cut ripe figs three quarters the way down the fruit. Gently fill with goat cheese and walnuts. Drizzle with honey. Season with pepper. Serve chilled.

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Growing Lilly Pilly

The lilly pilly is an evergreen rainforest plant that has it all: beautiful flowers, attractive, edible fruit, glossy leaves with colourful new growth and the ability to attract native fauna. They’re also easy to grow and are suited to most Australian soils, so why not plant one this summer? Lilly pilly are easy to establish, will grow in sun or …

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Bun cha recipe

Caramelised pork meatballs and noodle salad, traditional Vietnamese cuisine from the streets of Hanoi.   Ingredients  Meatballs: 300g pork mince or chicken mince 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp white sugar 1/3 cup finely chopped green onion 1 clove garlic, minced Pinch of white pepper and salt Vietnamese Dressing: Nuoc Cham 3 tbsp white sugar 3 tbsp fish sauce 2 …

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Flower pot Christmas cake recipe

Next time you bake a Christmas cake for a friend, try baking one in a terracotta flower pot. Once the cake is devoured, they can reuse the pot to plant up their favourite plant.   Ingredients 1.5kg mixed fruit 1/2 cup of your favourite sherry/brandy/rum 2 tbsp apricot jam 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 5 eggs 250g butter, melted …

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Reuse, Reduce and Recycle Tips

What do we do with items we have finished using? Well, if you know your three ‘R’s, you can stop them ending up in landfill and bring a little personal character to your garden decor.   REUSE GARDENING TIPS Save unused items from a trip to the landfill. With an open mind, just about anything lying around the house can …

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