Category Archives: Recipes

Harvest: Meyer Lemon Tart with Chiliwack Raspberries

Although still small our Meyer lemon tree is certainly producing fruit!  I use SO MANY lemons daily in sweet and savoury dishes, but I thought I should do something a bit celebratory with my largest harvest of lemons off the … Continue reading

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Harvest: Viole(n)t Sicilian Cauliflower and Leek Cannelloni

Not the most exciting post because I forgot to take a photo before we ate them all, but these were yummy!  I steamed the violet Sicilian cauliflower.  I cooked the leeks with prosciutto until soft.  Then I mushed them all … Continue reading

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Harvest: Roasted Sweet Corn Salsa

Yeah, I know, it’s been ages.  I do have an excuse though: in addition to growing things in the garden I’ve been growing a new human.  And it’s quite exhausting.  We’ve been told he’s a boy, and his expected arrival … Continue reading

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Harvest: Rösti

With lots of zucchini and pink eye potatoes coming out of the garden, and being too lazy to go to the grocery store, rösti seemed just the thing.  Usually I make rösti just with potatoes, but I added some of our … Continue reading

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Harvest: Green Chicken and Veggies Curry

This was such a great after-work meal – really quick and yummy.  Just a green chicken curry – I even cheated and just used bought curry paste – but it makes SUCH a difference to use fresh-from-the-garden veggies!  The carrots were … Continue reading

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Harvest: Warm Potato Salad

After Christina pulled some of our Kipfler potatoes out during our December garden craft session, I was really keen to use them!  I was secretly thinking of them the whole time I was at taketina. I washed them and rubbed … Continue reading

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Harvest: Beetroot Ravioli

Christina seemed surprised when I mentioned it, but our Detroit Red beetroots are certainly a healthy size for harvesting: But obviously they are! And have successfully been turned into a filling for (not very attractive but tasty) ravioli: The other … Continue reading

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Harvest: Mizuna & Pecorino Quiche with Mixed ‘Greens’

I’ve wanted to make a quiche using mizuna for ages and finally got around to it last night.  It could easily be made with rocket instead of or in addition to the mizuna – any green with a nice sharp … Continue reading

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Harvest: Fish Parcels

We’re eagerly looking forward to when we have more fruits and veggies to harvest from our garden, but one thing we’ve had for years is herbs. So here’s a simple recipe with herbs from our garden – which of course … Continue reading

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Harvest: Mushrooms on Apricot Toast

To celebrate one month since sowing them in the garden, I harvested some of our greens to have with dinner: mizuna, tat soi, and frilly pink lettuce. Although tonight’s dinner didn’t involve a huge amount of produce from our garden, … Continue reading

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