Recipe Category: Other

Savoury Basil Scones

Savoury Basil Scones Recipe
13 Aug

This recipe for Savoury Basil Scones uses the same simple base dough recipe as our Sweet Basil Scones recipe. Once the wet and dry ingredients have been mixed, just add the flavouring component. In this case we opted for sharp cheddar cheese. For a substitute, use any other sharp cheese, or add a clove of…

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Sweet Basil Scones

Sweet Basil Scones Recipe
13 Aug

This recipe for Sweet Basil Scones uses the same simple base dough recipe as our Savoury Basil Scones recipe. Once the wet and dry ingredients have been mixed, just add the flavouring component. In this case we opted for rough chopped dried cranberries. For a substitute, use any other dried fruit, or try it with…

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Classic Salsa Verde

Classic Salsa Verde Recipe
30 Apr

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 with corn chips, or add it to nearly any Mexican dish. It’s perfect for parties…

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Simple Roasted Garlic

Simple Roasted Garlic Recipe
14 Aug

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…

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How to Cure Garlic

How to Cure Garlic
4 Jul

Garlic is an incredibly economical crop. Planted in the fall, it grows very slowly over winter, and is ready to harvest in late spring to early summer the following year. If it is dried and cured properly, it will stay ready to use for months — even into the following spring. So from a relatively…

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Home Made Soy Milk Recipe

Home Made Soy Milk Recipe
27 May

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…

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Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe
20 May

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…

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Mark’s Top Squash Picks

Mark's Top Squash Picks
29 Apr

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. These plants transplant well, so it may be easier to achieve perfect spacing by starting…

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Rosemary Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

Rosemary Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing recipe
9 Apr

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 salads, with two tablespoons to dress each one. Make it ahead of time and let…

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Coriander Root Paste

Coriander Root Paste Recipe
11 May

With the arrival of warm weather comes the barbecue season. Coriander Root Paste is a kind of all purpose barbecue rub or marinade that takes its flavours from the southeast Asian cuisines of Thailand and Vietnam. It makes use of cilantro (coriander) plants that might otherwise be wasted due to bolting. This paste enhances chicken…

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Sungold Cherry Tomato Jam Recipe

28 Apr

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…

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Butternut Squash and Quinoa Dressing

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…

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