I found some apples that weren't looking their best today. After a bit or work, I ended up with three bottles of chutney. One of these bottles went in the fridge - where I immediately bumped into an existing bottle of "paw paw, tomato, zucchini, and date chutney."
"Oi Roz. Where the hell did we get this paw paw chutney?" I yelled.
My Roz says, "Sophie made it. You got it at Christmas."
"Oh, that explains the sauerkraut bottle beside it!"
Anyways, that got me…Continue
An interesting report in the Brisbane Times raises the conundrum of garden size vs water use as a primary cost factor.
It draws on research by James Ward and John Symons , published as Optimising…Continue
Was doing the report for Sophie's garden visit and got the urge to blog myself. What was I gonna do anyway - too wet to garden :)
Lots a beans at my place at the moment. I picked this many yesterday and was only going to go out and take photo's today but these were all on the vine so HAD to pick them too. I can't let them get out of hand as what usually happens is I get sick of picking them and then they go to seed and stop producing. My plan is to take the excess…Continue
My wife and myself attended this cooking session. There were only 12 people attending, usually about 20. We prepared and cooked recipes from 5 countries, Malaysia, Peru, Norway, Italy, and Turkey. After 1 ½ hrs preparing we shared the spoils for lunch. I would recommend these cooking sessions to anyone who maybe interested. Nice food, easy to make. I will try to remember to bring a copy of each recipe on…Continue
The garden is recovering from summer and starting producing again (slowly) - just as we start getting back into colder weather (lucky it's Queensland though, right?).
Harvest May 2017
300g Thai red eggplant
400g purple eggplant
200g red chilli/bell peppers
1 baby pawpaw
4 Lettuces, mixed salad leaves & edible flowers
Herbs: basil, thyme,…Continue