Grow your own microgreens in the kitchen

Grow your own microgreens in the kitchen

Microgreens add colour, texture, flavour, crunch and class to salads, soups, sandwiches, stir-fries, pizzas, pies and dips. These simple greens can be a cook’s delight and a gardener’s thrill. Growing is quick. The greens make delightful fresh explosions...
Calendula – flower or herb?

Calendula – flower or herb?

This season’s crop Calendula is a flowering plant I have been fond of since I was a small child because my mother fancied them, and she always planted a row along the pathway to the back door. I’m sure it’s because they are bright, and hardy, as well...
Fresh beetroot and ginger coleslaw

Fresh beetroot and ginger coleslaw

This coleslaw is something I love to make with beets fresh from my garden. I make it so often I reckon I can do it in my sleep. I know now the finer I can slice the cabbage the better it is. Somehow it releases its flavours and absorbs the other ingredients better....