June In The Vegie Patch

I’m not the only one who loves winter. Some legumes are good with it and so are alliums, brassica’s, chard, endive, parsley and all manner of leafy greens. Salads and beetroot survive it, but very slowly so best get them under cover from now on in.

Persimmon Loaf (Gluten-Free)

Tis the season for Persimmons, here we have a delicious Persimmon loaf recipe to go perfectly with a cuppa on these cooler days!

May In The Vegie Patch + Greenhouse

BY KATH IRVINE As the vegie garden missions slow down, get into a bit of compost making. Make as much as you can for your spring gardens – there’s nothing more satisfying! Then when all the doing is done, segue into a bit of garden dreaming. Are you putting in new beds or trees this winter? […]

Arancini (Deep Fried Rice Balls Gluten Free…)

Probably anything could be included in these, so use whatever’s on hand. They
may be terribly bad for you, but they’re so tasty! Alternatively, they’re just fried
risotto cakes, which sounds much less dangerous.

Pastry Mix (Gluten-Free Goodies)

This is our Gluten Free Goodies Perfect Pastry Mix! All you need is our mix butter and sour cream to make the perfect sweet or savoury pastry.

Plum Clafoutis (Gluten Free)

This is from an item in a weekend newspaper, slightly altered to make it gluten free and not quite so
intensely chocolate as the original… It’s very rich, and very tasty. Serve small slices with a bit of
unwhipped cream poured over.

April in the Vegie Patch

BY KATH IRVINE Out with the old and in with the new – now! Today! Or you’ll run out of grow time. Whip out any crops that are past their best and recycle them into compost or mulch. Use the space for new sowings or plantings. Sow Direct sow Direct sow greencrops in any gaps – phacelia, […]

Raspberry and Bay Chocolate Brownie (Gluten-Free)

This is from an item in a weekend newspaper, slightly altered to make it gluten free and not quite so
intensely chocolate as the original… It’s very rich, and very tasty. Serve small slices with a bit of
unwhipped cream poured over.