Autumn Fruit Platter

Autumn Fruit Platter

Plant autumn fruiting beauties like Tamarillo, Feijoa, Persimmon and PomegranateGive some love, care and waterWait 3-5 yearsHarvest and...
Babaco & Banana Smoothie Recipe

Babaco & Banana Smoothie Recipe

One of the only times of the year I don’t mind buying some fruit! – cause bananas go so well with Babacoes! Babaco Smoothie Add to the smoothie jar; 1 (peeled) Babaco, add 1 banana, a dollop of coconut yoghurt and vanilla and cinnamon to suit your taste. Blend and...
Drying Shitake Mushrooms

Drying Shitake Mushrooms

Preserving Shitake MushroomsIf you have a stack of Shitake mushrooms all at once – pop them in a basket and dry at room temperature. These are ready to store in an airtight jar with a dessicant envelope to absorb extra moisture....
Tula’s Stuffed Vegetables

Tula’s Stuffed Vegetables

This is the sort of delicious treat that awaits travellers in Crete at the end of a day…This plate was brought to us by our lovely host, Tula, when we stayed with her in Kissamo, in north west Crete recently.When these vegetables are in season in your garden, this is...
Babaco salad

Babaco salad

Here’s a recipe for the many fruits you’ll have if you grow Babaco plants. Most of these ingredients could be in your garden now if you’ve been a busy gardener!  The Babaco fruit combines well with the acidity of the tomato and the Asian flavours of the herbs and...
Fish Marinade Recipe

Fish Marinade Recipe

You can grow all the flavourings for this delicious fish marinade, even in Melbourne. Marinade fish for an hour or so then wrap fish in banana leaf to cook on BBQ. Marinade – into coconut milk add – 1 chopped Shallot, – a spoonful of Chilli (to taste), –...