Category Archives: Appetizers

Delicious and fun selection of Organic and Vegan appetizers for large and small gatherings. Tried and tested by friends and West Coast Seeds families.

Everything tastes better with bacon – especially home grown asparagus picked fresh from the garden. This Bacon Wrapped Asparagus recipe is quick to prepare, easy to produce, and can be prepared ahead of time for a BBQ party or in an oven. Ingredients:  1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears, trimmed Olive oil for tossing Pepper to taste 4 […]

Salsa Verde (literally “green sauce”) is the most popular condiment in Mexico, ubiquitous on restaurant tables around the country. Good salsa verde recipes are easy to make, and nearly all the ingredients can be grown in the home garden. Ingredients: 15 tomatillos, halved 1-2 jalapeno peppers 2-3 cloves garlic 1 white onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup […]

The ingredient list for this Cabbage pakoras recipe may not be immediately familiar to you, but they are all readily available these days. You may not use very much ajwain, but it is one of the essential flavours here. When it’s called for, it’s worth having on hand. Try these savoury snacks with tamarind chutney […]

The end of winter is bittersweet. It spells the end of cold, crisp days, but it’s also the beginning of gardening season, and what could be better than that? This Bittersweet winter wrap uses some of the storage vegetables from last fall and adds some fresh, spicy and slightly bitter mustard greens to the mix. […]