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Charmoula - a Moroccan spice mix

1 tbsp dried crushed chilli 1 tsbp sweet paprika 1 tsp chopped fresh ginger 1/2 tsp saffron threads 2 onions, diced 2 bay leves 1 tsbp grou…

Started by Scarlett

1 Feb 4, 2010
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Quick Spiced Cabbage

Just invented this and it turned out a treat with European-style smoked sausages. Red cabbage, sliced very finely. Apple grated. Ginger an…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

2 Jan 24, 2010
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Vegetarian Moussaka

Ingredients include Eggplant (!), Potato, Mushroom, Tomato, Garlic, Onion, Feta cheese, Bay leaves, Rosemary, salt and pepper. For extra t…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

0 Jan 15, 2010

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


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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.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

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