Of all the how-to gardening tips friends and clients could ask of New Zealand’s landscape-design star, Xanthe White says people mostly quiz her about growing veges. It’s clear that vegetable gardening is big again, for both money-saving, eco and health reasons, but many people don’t know how to get growing in the first place. So, […]
Lemon Lime Tart This tart is light and airy with a lovely citrus flavour. Serve with icecream or cream Serves 10 Ingredients Sweet shortcrust pastry 6 eggs, separated 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup lemon juice Finely grated rind of 1 lime Finely grated rind of 1 lemon Recipe Tools Method […]
Potatoes are thought to date back about 2500 years and been a staple for many civilisations. Fortunately modern households are not as dependant on them as was once the case, so a potato crop failure in your back garden is not likely to have the fatally rebellious consequences of old!
I have to admit I’ve never been that crazy about parsnips. I must have been put off these beige, carrot-shaped veg as a child, along with swedes and turnips – all boiled to death and criminally unseasoned. (Not my mother’s cooking by the way!). I do try to be good and eat all my veggies […]
Leeks are a fantastic winter vegetable. Milder and sweeter than onions, they are great in soups, quiches, or the odd naughty pie! This is real comfort food – serve with steamed broccoli, sauteed spinach/silverbeet or a salad to turn this treat into a hearty family meal. Thanks to foodlovers.co.nz for this classic recipe. Chicken And […]
You may have noticed the wide variety of pumpkin and squash on display at your local farmers market recently. These handsome autumn vegetables are versitle and delicious. We love them roasted and in soups, so why not try something a bit different? Thanks to www.foodlovers.co.nz for this tasty seasonal recipe. Pumpkin and Quinoa Cakes This […]