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Herbed Rabbit - a Jamie Oliver recipe

Amazing, delicious, eco-friendly, garden requiring, fast and easy. Takes 20 minutes. Wow! (although it doesn't go far - only serves two or…

Started by Scarlett

0 Jul 5, 2009

Banana and passionfruit and pawpaw icecreams

I've been making heaps of this. It's been absolutely fabulous for powering through and storing the banana excess in a very palatable way. I…

Started by Scarlett

5 Jun 17, 2009
Reply by Scarlett

Crock Pot/ Slow Cooker - Any Pumpkin Recipes?

Just bought a slow cooker/ crock pot and have 14 pumpkins so would appreciate any recipes. While obviously I need to eat my pumpkins, if y…

Started by Donna

3 Jun 14, 2009
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Turmeric leaves: patholi

It's basically rice, coconut, palm sugar and a touch of cardamon steamed in turmeric leaves. The whole lot absorbs the turmeric aroma, a…

Started by Scarlett

0 Jun 14, 2009

A glut of rosellas

I have been picking nearly a kilo every week, so was really pleased to find this sheet of recipes:

Started by Addy

3 May 15, 2009
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Jamie Oliver recipe: Creamy Aubergine, Cannellini Bean and Ricotta Soup

From the book "The Naked Chef" which I highly recommend. Serves 6 285g/ 10oz cannellini beans, soaked overnight (Nigella style I used a c…

Started by Scarlett

0 Feb 13, 2009


This site was invaluable for how to trim and prepare an artichoke

Started by Scarlett

1 Nov 24, 2008
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Made a yummy fresh bruschetta for dinner 95% from our garden: Grated beetroot (unpeeled) x 1 Grated zuchinni x 1 Chopped tomatoes x 4 Crus…

Started by Donna

0 Oct 1, 2008

Spicy Yam Balls

Found this one on the web. The first few were amazing, like tempura with squish inside, but either the oil glugged up or the temperature wa…

Started by Scarlett

0 Aug 27, 2008

Salad Beetroot - no can

A few people have asked me about the beetroot recipe I use because of a photo I put up. Basically, I boil (whole unskinned - rub skin off…

Started by Scarlett

0 Jul 15, 2008


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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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