Turnips Vs Radishes: What’s The Difference?

Turnips Vs Radishes - What's the Difference

At first glance, a turnip and a radish may look like very similar vegetables.  They both have a globular edible root, tinged purple or red in color, with long leafy greens that poke out the top. Their flesh is generally white, though it can be tinged different colors. The vegetables are so similar that some … Read more

Easy Corn Fritter Recipe With Basil

Basil and Corn Fritters Recipe

This easy corn fritter recipe with basil is a hit for morning tea, brunch and light meals. And they make clever use of homegrown basil. Read on for how to make this easy corn fritter recipe with fresh basil. What to Serve with Corn Fritters Corn fritter are a great snack on their own or … 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

Easy Watermelon Salad Recipe with Feta, Mint, Balsamic

Easy Watermelon Salad Recipe with Feta, Mint and Balsamic

This easy watermelon salad recipe with feta, mint and balsamic dressing is the perfect side dish for summer. Using only a few simple ingredients, this recipe is fresh and vibrant and would make an impressive dish for entertaining. There’s nothing like biting into a juicy watermelon on a hot summer’s day. The taste brings back … Read more

Medicinal Benefits of Turmeric for Health and Wellbeing

Turmeric - Medicinal Benefits of Turmeric for Health and Wellbeing

Looking for the medicinal benefits of turmeric? Wondering how turmeric can help with your health and wellbeing? Well, you’ve come to the right place. After growing turmeric in my garden, I decided to do some research into the health benefits of turmeric. Read on to find out more. By the way, this is not intended … Read more

Easy Banana Pancakes Recipe Without Sugar

Banana Pancakes Recipe

This naturally sweet banana pancake recipe is perfection and has no added sugar! Even without sugar, these pancakes are surprisingly sweet. Light and fluffy and full of bananas these healthy banana pancakes are a must-try recipe for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or dessert. The secret to making these pancakes deliciously sweet, with no added sugar, … Read more

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

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

Brown Rice, Kale, Beet and Feta Salad Recipe

Brown Rice Salad with Kale Beets and Feta Recipe

This brown rice, kale, beet and feta salad recipe is a perfect side dish. It also makes an impressive dish for entertaining. This dish is full of healthy goodness and delicious flavor. For this recipe, I use kale preserved from my garden which has been blanched and frozen. You can read more in our article … Read more

How To Freeze Kale: Preserving Your Kale Harvest

Kale Growing in the Garden

If kale is thriving in the vegetable garden, but you’re not quite ready to use it, freezing kale will preserve your precious leafy green veg and be on-hand for when you are ready to use it. Read on to learn how to freeze kale and easily preserve your garden harvest. Kale is such a productive … Read more

Eating Nasturtium – Tips for Using Nasturtium In The Kitchen

Nasturtium red flowers

Nasturtium is a low maintenance plant with many benefits to the garden. But can you eat it? And if so, what can you make with it? This article explores the edible benefits of nasturtium and ways you can make use of this versatile plant in your kitchen at home. Firstly, yes, you can eat nasturtium. … Read more