Herbs are the major ingredient in Thai curry paste, which forms the base of vegetarian curries as well as chicken, beef and fish or seafood curries. A dollop of curry paste adds flavour to stir-fried Asian greens, soups, noodles and any other dishes that could do with some heat. Red curry paste goes well with […]
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!
It doesn’t take much to grow a healthy tree these days – all it takes is a bit of regular TLC. Even if you don’t have a large yard or garden to grow trees, but your heart still desires one, you can still can grow a tree in the comfort of your home – all […]
Mother’s Day is on its way, and if you want to be more original than giving Mum choccies and smelly soap, it’s time to raid the herb garden! Home-grown herbs add a personal touch, whether it’s a herb-flavoured breakfast in bed, pampering with fragrant herbs or a herb pillow to sweeten her dreams. Herbalicious breakfast […]
We love this idea, of making your own seed strips and storing them in a file. Seed tapes or seed strips are a great way to plant seeds, especially ones that are very small and difficult to handle You need: Maizena or flour Water Squeezie bottle (like an old tomato sauce bottle) Paper towel […]
By growing your fruit trees in pots, you can add another dimension to your edible garden. Fruit trees like lemons, oranges, apples, figs, berries and even bananas can be grown in pots. Here are 5 tips to remember when potting up a fruit tree: Choose the correct pot The roots will need space to […]
1. Lemon Grass This clump-forming perennial with strongly lemon-scented leaves is the perfect addition to any South East Asian dishes. 2. Kale High in vitamins, antioxidants and fibre, this popular ‘superfood’ is something we should all be including in our diets. 3. Lovage This underrated Mediterranean herb have a strong celery-like flavour and […]
Root vegetables make wonderful chips or crisps and they are easy to make. A mandoline to quickly slice the veggies into thin slices, although a sharp knife and a steady hand will also do the trick. Almost any vegetable can be made into baked chips, but we found the best ones to start with are […]
Urban Gardening, Late Summer Planting The end of a summer is a bitter sweet time. But as the temperature starts to cool slightly, there is opportunity for a some late summer planting CABBAGE: Cauliflower was certainly the hero veggie last year as a replacement for all things carb. This year, keep your eye on the […]
Rosemary imparts a delicious flavour and aroma to food. It is a healing herb for the body and soul, a beauty herb for hair and a fragrant air freshener for the home. In the garden it is a versatile plant that can be clipped into a neat hedge, shaped for topiary, grown in containers, or […]
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 […]