Recipe Category: Other

Fennel and Apple Marmalutney

Fennel and Apple Marmalutney Recipe
2 Aug

Too spicy to be a marmalade, and too sweet to be a chutney recipe, this mash up is a sweet and savoury relish or pickle that celebrates the flavour of bulb fennel. It is very easy to adjust the spice level by adding the chili flakes gradually to taste, or to omit them altogether. For…

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Chiltomate Salsa

Salsa de chiltomate yucateca receta
13 May

One of the most ubiquitous salsas of Yucatan state in Mexico, this fiery hot, slightly sour sauce is painfully addictive. Each region of Mexico has its own set of flavours, and the food of the Maya in Yucatan often features smokiness. In the state, tomatoes, tomatillos, and onions are often charred, right in the coals…

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Hasselback Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary Emulsion

Hasselback Fingerling Potatoes Recipe
22 Apr

This is our new favourite way to roast root vegetables. Hasselback Fingerling Potatoes, or Potato a la Hasselbacken, are named after the Hasselbacken restaurant in Stockholm. This ingenious method gets flavour right into the vegetable and produces the most satisfying texture – crispy and golden on the outside, and brilliantly tender on the inside. This…

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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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