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Zucchini Provencale - oops actually Zucchini de Provence apparently

Have you spotted a giant zucchini hiding under the leaves? We tried this recipe and it was delicious - all sweet and nutty, simple and amaz…

Started by Scarlett

0 Dec 4, 2009


Quite the nicest home-made Felafel. Leaves the packet stuff for dead even if it's a bit more work. You can use Edgell's canned Chick Peas…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

21 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Fritters

This is a great recipe I picked up tonight from IGA while getting something for dinner. Will be great for using up some pumpkin and the swe…

Started by Vanessa Collier

3 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Addy

Otak otak by Winston and Addy

Otak otak Ingredients 2 onions 1 tsp shrimp paste 2 stalks lemongrass 1 thumb sized galangal 1 tbsp ground chili 1 tsp tumeric powder 180ml…

Started by Scarlett

8 Oct 14, 2009
Reply by Addy

Beetroot chocolate cake

Here's a recipe to use up your spare beetroot -

Started by Addy

5 Oct 13, 2009
Reply by Addy

Fried rice

Our girls love fried rice. So do we. I collected things from the garden, plus we also used one organic chicken breast, about 1.5- 2 cups of…

Started by Scarlett

6 Oct 10, 2009
Reply by Scarlett

Kale Chips

I was looking at my kale growing so lushly and wondering how to make better use of it - googled, and found this great recipe! I tried it ou…

Started by Addy

1 Sep 23, 2009
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Zucchini Recipes

Just found this website which has HEAPS of different recipes. Also found the following on a d…

Started by Donna

0 Sep 12, 2009

Long beans (snake beans)

These beans are delicious cooked the Asian way!

Started by Addy

3 Aug 23, 2009
Reply by Florence

Jackie French's Bordeaux recipe

Note that I've never actually made this or used it... This is the standard organic fungicide, very effective against a range of parasitic…

Started by Scarlett

0 Aug 10, 2009


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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

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