Read in English Oorskiethoender? Kap hoender, seldery (1 of 2 stingels) en ŉ halwe appel in klein blokkies op en meng by 4 eetlepels gewone jogurt, 2 eetlepels matige heelkorrelmosterd, fyngekapte pietersielie, dille of grasuie, en sout en peper. Sit die vulsel in ŉ aparte bakkie en draai ŉ broodjie of pitabroodjie afsonderlik toe sodat […]
Grow to Eat
If you are looking to get the best out of your garden, then look no further than this!
Grow to eat is a unique guide to vegetables, fruit, herbs and the many other wondrous, edible plants in your garden. Below you will find tips on growing your own produce, articles on the latest advancements in food gardening and, of course, hundreds of recipes for you to try!
Lees in Afrikaans Chop chicken, celery (1 or 2 stalks) and half an apple into small cubes, mix in 4 tablespoons of plain yoghurt, 2 tablespoons of mild wholegrain mustard, finely chopped parsley, dill or chives, and salt and pepper. Put the filling in a separate tub and wrap a bread or pita separately so […]
PROVEN THROUGH THE AGES Heirloom tomatoes offer colour, flavour and endless variety, and more and more wonderful varieties are becoming available locally. Heirloom fruits and vegetables are varieties that have stood the test of time, the seed being passed down from generation to generation of gardeners, often within a family (hence the term ‘heirloom’). Some companies […]
Check out these super tips for the food garden this season. See the Summer issue of Grow To Eat for all 15 tips! 1. Super berries They say that the blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) is one of the world’s most effective superfoods due to its high concentration of antioxidants. Good news is that a number of […]
Also known as Curcuma longa, Curcuma domestica is believed to have originated in India. The name ‘turmeric’ is thought to have come from the Latin terra merita, meaning ‘merit of the earth’. The richly coloured rhizomes of C. domestica have been used for centuries in some cultures for both culinary and medicinal purposes, while the leaves […]
Cobblers are an American deep-dish fruit dessert made in various ways, but usually using fruit that is seasonal. This recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat. Try it with apples and berries. This recipe serves 8 – 10. Batter: 250g self-raising flour 120g sugar 125g butter, cut into cubes Extra 125g butter, melted […]
Artisanal food is a term that we hear a lot, and now it has been extended to popsicles (fruit ices). On hot days, especially at the beach or around the pool, there is nothing better. Artisanal popsicles are homemade ices combining fruit and herbs, like mint with watermelon or strawberry, basil with peach or mango, […]
Lees in Afrikaans Spring onion pancakes with Chinese BBQ pork and pickled salad. Serve all the recipes together starting with the pancakes, topped with the salad, the pork and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. For the pancakes we used a simple dough that can also be used for things like dumplings. They are a bit […]
Lees in Afrikaans This use of frozen potatoes is super easy and tastes great, making it perfect for your next camping trip or braai at home. You can also be creative with toppings, so try out some of your favourite flavour combinations. 500g frozen potato chips 100g bacon, cut into cubes 100g cheddar cheese, grated […]
You will need: 2 red, yellow or orange sweet peppers ½ onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, sliced 150g mushrooms, chopped 4 slices ham, chopped 100g feta Handful thyme leaves Olive oil Salt and pepper 4 slices French loaf or 2 slices regular bread, cut into cubes Cut the peppers in half and scoop out the […]