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Janet Fong
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  • Brisbane Northern Suburbs
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Janet Fong's Discussions

Lemongrass BBQ brush

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa May 28. 10 Replies

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Dioscorea white

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lissa Jul 25, 2015. 8 Replies

Botanical name: Dioscorea opposita…Continue

My herbal tea concoction

Started this discussion. Last reply by DARREN JAMES Jun 24, 2015. 5 Replies

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Kimchi Kraut

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Water Garden

Water garden for edible plants and ornamental ones as well.See More
May 30
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"I am happy to donate $25 every year. I get so much useful info from this site and often a good dose of humour that brightens up my dull day. Thank you all for your efforts."
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May 30
Christa replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"Thanks Dave, that was helpful, we have one plant that needs to be used.  "
May 28
Dave Riley replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"When you cook with fresh lemon grass, select the lighter coloured stams and chop them up fine.These begin just above the root ball. It's like prepping celery.The hardness or softness is the determinant of what you select to use.The knife will…"
May 28
Christa replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"When you use it for tea or cooking, do you pull up a part of it or go out with scissors and trim a piece off. Do you use it like shallots and trim off roots part.   Using the bar-b-que brush as an example, do you use the yellow part…"
May 28
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May 28
Andrew Cumberland replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"I put it in my carbonated water and steep over night.  Lovely. "
May 27
CHERYL SLAPP replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"I also use it in my stock for poaching chicken"
May 27
Dave Riley replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"I worked my way through Bach Ngo's Classic Cuisine of Vietnam a few times . I always associate lemon grass with Vietnamese cuisine as it is used so often. Of the options, the most popular is surely chicken and lemon grass -- Ga xao dam gung sa:…"
May 27
Janet Fong replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"Lemongrass ginger hot beverage - so soothing on a cold night and free of caffeine. Dried lemongrass leaves are cut up for mulch, it gives off a refreshing fragrance. Use lemongrass to make Tom yum soup or to marinade pork, sometimes I use lemon…"
May 27
Christa replied to Janet Fong's discussion Lemongrass BBQ brush
"Great idea Janet, and another good reason to grow lemon grass.  It could be used with fish wrapped in aluminium foil maybe.  To be truthful, I have it growing but do not use it in the kitchen, it was planted in order to make a habitat for…"
May 27

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herbs especially ginger, wicking beds,
water garden, fish pond, plants for Chinese cooking
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Hugelkultur - Learn German

Posted on July 3, 2016 at 22:33 2 Comments

The word Hugelkultur reminds me of an email sent to me last week, just want to share the fun.....

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.

As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- year phase-in plan that would become known as "Euro-English".

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At 22:12 on August 24, 2016, Samaya Culverhouse (Tilney) said…
Fantastic Janet! I will send you an sms and we can arrange something.
At 21:38 on August 24, 2016, Samaya Culverhouse (Tilney) said…
Hi Janet, Do you remember me? I am back from the UK for a couple of weeks arranging for our permanent return. I would love to catch up with you! I am also interested in learning about fermenting, so would love to chat about that too! Best Wishes, Sam Culverhouse (Tilney) (sam@familyculverhouse.com)
At 23:22 on October 2, 2013, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to Aquaponic Adventures Janet.  Hopefully, you'll meet a few of us on Saturday's garden visit. 

At 18:40 on February 19, 2011, Donna said…
Welcome to Brisbane Local Food, happy gardening!
 
 
 

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