Star Fruit (Carambola): How To Eat it and What it Tastes Like

Star Fruit Carambola

Star fruit, also known as carambola, is a tropical fruit that is not only exotic in appearance but also offers a unique taste experience. Whether you are a fan of juicy fruits, as I am, or looking to explore something new, star fruit is worth adding to your culinary repertoire. In this article, we delve … Read more

Elderflower: What it Tastes Like and How To Use Them

Elderflower Blossoms

If, like me, you’ve heard of Elderflower and you are curious to know what elderflowers taste like and how to use them, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we explore what elderflowers are, how to identify them as well as the taste and creative ways to use these delicate flowers. What is … Read more

Lychee Fruit: What is a Lychee and How to Eat One


When I first came across a lychee fruit I had no idea what it was or how it tasted. And the fact that it looked like a sunburnt strawberry got me thinking: what is a lychee, and how do I eat it? As it turns out, lots of people don’t know what lychees are. So, … Read more

Dragon Fruit: How To Eat it and What it Tastes Like

Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, is a tropical fruit with a unique appearance and pretty cool name. With its bright pink or yellow skin and green scales, dragon fruits look exotic but are they as good to eat as they look? Let’s find out. Related: Star Fruit (Carambola): How To Eat it and What it Tastes Like … Read more

Pepino Melon: How To Grow The Plant And Eat The Fruit

Pepino Melon Fruit

The Pepino Melon bush is a hardy food-producing plant that will work hard for you in the garden. So what is a Pepino Melon, what does it taste like, and how to grow Pepino Melon fruit? Let’s find out. What Is A Pepino Melon? Pepino Melon fruit is a small oval fruit with firm, smooth … Read more

What Are Rose Hips And How To Eat Them

Rose and Rose Hips - What Are Rose Hips and How to Eat Them

Have you ever wondered what are rose hips and how to eat rose hips? Then you’ve come to the right place. Here we’ll look at exactly what is a rose hip and how to eat them with recipe ideas to try at home. Related: Growing Roses for Hips: Grow Guide for Edible Rose Hips | … Read more

Oyster Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Delicious Oyster Mushroom Risotto Recipe

This oyster mushroom risotto recipe is simple and simply delicious. So if you’re looking for an easy mushroom risotto recipe, this dish is full of flavor the whole family will love. Read on for how to make mushroom risotto made with oyster mushrooms. I grew the oyster mushrooms from a mushroom growing kit and you … Read more

Tomato Chili And Ginger Jam Recipe

Recipe for Tomato Chili Jam

This Tomato Chili and Ginger Jam recipe is sweet and mild with only a small amount of heat from the chilies. It’s the perfect condiment for adding a lovely sweet and slight spiciness to your favorite dish. The recipe is quick and dead easy to make, even for those of you who aren’t a whiz … Read more

Are Pumpkin Leaves Edible? (And How to Eat Pumpkin Leaves)

Are Pumpkin Leaves Edible (and how to eat pumpkin leaves)

There’s nothing in your garden that says fall more than some delicious pumpkins. While some people prefer going on annual trips to a pumpkin patch to prepare for autumn, pumpkins are actually great fruits to grow in your garden and use for some truly delicious dishes. But can you eat pumpkin leaves? What many people … Read more

Why are Burpless Cucumbers Called Burpless?

Cucumber slices

At a farmers market recently, I came across a variety of cucumber called “Burpless Cucumber”. Does it mean you won’t burp after eating these cucumbers? Do cucumbers even cause burping? Does burpless mean something else entirely? With so many questions, I decided to do some research to find out what is a burpless cucumber. Seed companies … Read more