Category Archives: Other

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 garlic recipe. Preheat the oven to bake at 400°F (205°C). Using a sharp knife, carefully […]

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 could use certified organic soy beans for sprouting, and follow the recipe below, but we […]

Does removing the scape from hard-necked garlic really improve the size of the bulb and cloves? That’s the commonly understood wisdom among garlic growers. Whether it is scientifically true or not, garlic scapes are edible and packed with garlic flavour. The scape is the flower stalk that emerges in late spring or early summer, including […]

A hands down favourite of the West Coast Seeds staff, Sungold Cherry Tomatoes are one of our most popular tomato seeds. The beautiful tangerine-coloured cherry tomatoes have a rich, fruity and unique tropical flavor when left on the vine to ripen. We found this interesting recipe for a tomato jam from blogger Linda Hoye who writes on […]

The best thing about Thanksgiving isn’t the turkey – it’s the dressing! This vegan,Butternut Squash and Quinoa Dressing gluten free recipe is packed with protein and features all of the delicious seasonings that you expect from your Thanksgiving meal. 5 cups (1250 mL) uncooked butternut squash, chopping into 1-2 cm cubes 3 cups (750 mL) cooked […]