Edible Canna Root

Edible Canna Root

Freshly harvested Edible Canna Root – we peeled it and sliced thinly, brushed with olive oil then baked in oven to make chips for the Open Garden....
Rose Hip Syrup

Rose Hip Syrup

My friend Anne and I made this delicious and nutritious rosehip syrup yesterday at Bruny Island. We used 2 different species of roses with different coloured hips and roughly followed a recipe from ‘A Year in a Bottle’.We cut 200g of (each type of) hips in half to...
End of Week Soup Recipe

End of Week Soup Recipe

My celery, a friend’s early garlic fried quickly in olive oil, add stock, friend’s beet root, kale, silver beet, add carrots, pasta, cook for 20 mins (add root vegies first, leaves last) add cooked beans, serve topped with fresh chopped oregano and parsley, olive oil...
Asparagus Frittata Recipe

Asparagus Frittata Recipe

Whisk fresh eggs (these were from friends Kath and Dave – more yellow yolks that mine as their chickens eat more greens), with chopped fresh tarragon (yay its back after its winter rest) a little soy milk, salt and pepper. Pour into a medium hot frypan with a bit of...
Vegetarian Garden Greens Pie Recipe

Vegetarian Garden Greens Pie Recipe

Grind a cup of wheat, add 1 cup Besan flour, rub in Olive oil until flour resembles breadcrumbs, add water until you have a dough like consistency.Turn out onto a floured board, roll out until quite thin. I used an electric pie maker (I know but it’s really quick when...
Artichoke Leaf Stem Recipe

Artichoke Leaf Stem Recipe

I learned this from a stall holder at Collingwood Children’s Farm Market.Strip the leaves off the leaf mid-rib, cut into sections, boil for 15 min with lemon juice in the water. Slice thinly when cooked, I then fried with sliced celery, spring onions, mushrooms, add...