Preserved Baby Green Figs Recipe

Preserved Baby Green Figs Recipe

Unripe green figs at this time of year can seem like a wasted opportunity, but here’s a way to transform waste into delicious pantry preserves. Originally a recipe from Greece, our family loves figs and really enjoys this treat. These figs are equally delicious served...
Babaco pickle recipe

Babaco pickle recipe

Ingredients and method Coarsely chopped babaco fruit including skin. The babaco should be ripe or just under ripe, but not over ripe, Add to a glass jar, then add Dried or fresh chopped chilli to taste, Optional – you can also add julienne grated carrot if you...
Cherry Tomato & Silverbeet Pasta Sauce Recipe

Cherry Tomato & Silverbeet Pasta Sauce Recipe

Just a few cherry tomatoes! Picked from the vegetable garden mid April. Cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion, pine nuts, salt pepper and olive oil – roast for an hour or so at 200 Celsius. Meanwhile cook some chopped greens (silver beet and parsley here) Mix...
Chock-Full With Chokos

Chock-Full With Chokos

One of our most frequent email topics is about chokos.  Here is a recent one from Tim;  Hi Karen, Just letting you know that the choko you gave me around 1.5 years ago has been very productive this year, we’re getting up towards 300 chokos, enjoying them and giving...
Elderflower Wine Recipe

Elderflower Wine Recipe

I’m sure this is what the fairies in my garden drink! This is an old recipe from my very good friend Anne and her English mother Deidre, who is no longer with us.  On my yearly visit to Bruny Island with Anne, Deidre would produce a bottle of this precious...