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Happily, as soon as the summer blueberry crop is ready and the markets are flooded with fresh blueberries, it’s also time to begin harvesting basil....

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Happily, as soon as the summer blueberry crop is ready and the markets are flooded with fresh blueberries, it’s also time to begin harvesting basil. Blueberry and Basil Ice Cream? That’s right! This recipe was the result of our in-house...

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These savoury morsels are made in a mini muffin tin, so the scale is easy to imagine. They make use of fresh garden broccoli —...

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These savoury morsels are made in a mini muffin tin, so the scale is easy to imagine. They make use of fresh garden broccoli — when it’s ready to pick you have to use it all quick! Broccoli and Cheese...

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In high summer, when the basil crop is ready for harvest, drying and pesto production come to mind. But what about sweet basil treats? It...

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In high summer, when the basil crop is ready for harvest, drying and pesto production come to mind. But what about sweet basil treats? It might be surprising, but the strong flavour of basil, with its cinnamon undertones, combines nicely...

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When our kohlrabi is ready for harvest, it’s got to come out of the garden before it gets woody on the bottom. So we’re always...

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When our kohlrabi is ready for harvest, it’s got to come out of the garden before it gets woody on the bottom. So we’re always keen for a variety of ways to use it. These Kohlrabi and Potato Cakes make...

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Kohlrabi salad with cilantro and lime is a refreshing and healthy summer salad made with kohlrabi, cilantro, lime, jalapeño and a citrus vinaigrette This tastes...

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Kohlrabi salad with cilantro and lime is a refreshing and healthy summer salad made with kohlrabi, cilantro, lime, jalapeño and a citrus vinaigrette This tastes good the next day too. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2 medium kohlrabi, cut into matchsticks 1...

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The spicy corn and kohlrabi dish hails from northern India, but steps away from the typical, sauce-heavy curries. The sweetness from the corn is balanced...

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The spicy corn and kohlrabi dish hails from northern India, but steps away from the typical, sauce-heavy curries. The sweetness from the corn is balanced perfectly by the chilies, salt, and lemon juice. It can be made less spicy by...

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Kohlrabi and Potato Subji is a Punjabi vegetarian dish that makes an excellent vegetable side, but it’s rich and spicy enough to feature as a...

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Kohlrabi and Potato Subji is a Punjabi vegetarian dish that makes an excellent vegetable side, but it’s rich and spicy enough to feature as a main course. It may even improve by cooking it the night before and reheating. We...

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The blackened char of tomatillos and peppers adds so much depth of flavour to this classical Mexican salsa. Foodie puritans might achieve this over direct...

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The blackened char of tomatillos and peppers adds so much depth of flavour to this classical Mexican salsa. Foodie puritans might achieve this over direct flame in the traditional manner, but the broiler works just as well. Enjoy this salsa...

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This recipe for Roasted Fingerling Potatoes is the perfect side for fall meals. Russian Banana Fingerling potatoes get planted in early spring – as early...

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This recipe for Roasted Fingerling Potatoes is the perfect side for fall meals. Russian Banana Fingerling potatoes get planted in early spring – as early as April on the coast. This is a slow growing, late season variety, meaning that...

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Happy Chinese New Year! If you’re looking for a simple side dish for your Chinese New Year gathering, this is your ticket. This dish needs...

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Happy Chinese New Year! If you’re looking for a simple side dish for your Chinese New Year gathering, this is your ticket. This dish needs only a few ingredients, yet packs a ton of flavour. If you planted pac choi...

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The elements of this Fennel and Golden Beet Salad really benefit from the use of a mandoline slicer to achieve very thin, even slices. Both...

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The elements of this Fennel and Golden Beet Salad really benefit from the use of a mandoline slicer to achieve very thin, even slices. Both the fennel bulb and beet are sliced this way (on the thinnest setting), but they...

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Pizza Margherita is supposedly the original prototype of all pizzas that followed. Tradition holds that its three simple toppings symbolize the red (tomato sauce), green...

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Pizza Margherita is supposedly the original prototype of all pizzas that followed. Tradition holds that its three simple toppings symbolize the red (tomato sauce), green (basil), and white (mozzerella) of the Italian Flag. It is a pizza constructed with restraint,...

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Roasting garlic transforms it from spicy, sharp, and pungent to sweet and smokey. The garlic loses its hard texture and becomes creamy and smooth. There...

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Roasting garlic transforms it from spicy, sharp, and pungent to sweet and smokey. The garlic loses its hard texture and becomes creamy and smooth. There are lots of ways to achieve this, but our preferred method is this simple roasted...

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Simple Corn Soup: Three little words that really mean what they say in this recipe. This is the perfect summer soup to serve warm and...

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Simple Corn Soup: Three little words that really mean what they say in this recipe. This is the perfect summer soup to serve warm and start a harvest meal. It provides all the joy of buttery rich sweet corn on...

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This Gazpacho Verde recipe makes the perfect introduction to an outdoor meal on a hot summer evening. Served chilled, it is both cooling and refreshing,...

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This Gazpacho Verde recipe makes the perfect introduction to an outdoor meal on a hot summer evening. Served chilled, it is both cooling and refreshing, with a refined flavour that is out of this world. This cold (vegan) soup can...

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This is one of the fastest, easiest salads we know of, but it looks sensational and tastes great. It is easily adapted by switching out...

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This is one of the fastest, easiest salads we know of, but it looks sensational and tastes great. It is easily adapted by switching out one or more ingredient, but the radicchio is essential. We are always amazed by how...

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Soy is a fairly easy plant to grow. A single packet of seeds can produce enough soy beans at the end of the season to...

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Soy is a fairly easy plant to grow. A single packet of seeds can produce enough soy beans at the end of the season to process into several liters of pure home made soy milk. For a short cut, you...

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The first two weeks of May is the ideal time window for starting squash seeds (including zucchini and pumpkin) indoors. By starting the seeds indoors,...

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The first two weeks of May is the ideal time window for starting squash seeds (including zucchini and pumpkin) indoors. By starting the seeds indoors, there is less risk of the seedlings being damaged during their most vulnerable early weeks....

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This sharp dressing brings out the essence of aromatic rosemary, and blends it divinely with pungent citrus and garlic that suits nearly any salad. The...

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This sharp dressing brings out the essence of aromatic rosemary, and blends it divinely with pungent citrus and garlic that suits nearly any salad. The recipe below makes enough Rosemary & Lemon Vinaigrette to top around four spring and summer...

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Soya bean sprouts are one of the most common and popular vegetables in Korean cuisine. They are known as kongnamul in Korean, and this salad...

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Soya bean sprouts are one of the most common and popular vegetables in Korean cuisine. They are known as kongnamul in Korean, and this salad is Kongnamul-muchim. Soya bean sprouts are always cooked before eating, which takes away a musty,...

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With the holiday season upon us, we felt that a cookie recipe was in order… This one incorporates coriander seeds – the fruit of the...

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With the holiday season upon us, we felt that a cookie recipe was in order… This one incorporates coriander seeds – the fruit of the cilantro plant. Cilantro is super easy to grow, and really productive for those who want...

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This light dinner salad is perfect for those early fall months when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen. Edamame or baby green soybeans...

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This light dinner salad is perfect for those early fall months when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen. Edamame or baby green soybeans have a mild flavour and offer a great source of protein along with the quinoa....

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Cookbook author Emily Richards loves serving this salad with fresine, a long pasta similar to fettucine. Then, once most of the tomato and cucumber is...

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Cookbook author Emily Richards loves serving this salad with fresine, a long pasta similar to fettucine. Then, once most of the tomato and cucumber is eaten, you can break up the pasta to soak up all the tasty vinegar dressing....

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Pick red, orange and yellow tomatoes fresh from your garden to create a rainbow of flavour in this colourful tomato and pine nut salad recipe....

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Pick red, orange and yellow tomatoes fresh from your garden to create a rainbow of flavour in this colourful tomato and pine nut salad recipe. Use any combination of interesting tomato varieties to serve up in this tasty salad with...

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