Recipe – Eggplant Pasta

2019-12-23T16:15:36+10:00December 23rd, 2019|recipes, vegetables|

Eggplant Pasta Here’s a great way to enjoy the meatiness of eggplant and, by using it as a substitute for meat, you can cater to the vegetarians in your life. It’s a mere 10 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. Ingredients 3/4 cup of your favourite  pasta 1 medium eggplant, peeled [...]

Recipe – Sweet Potato and Capsicum Salad

2019-10-21T10:41:23+10:00October 21st, 2019|vegetables|

Recipe - Sweet Potato and Capsicum Salad This salad recipe can be served hot or cold! Ingredients 4 medium sized sweet potatoes, peeled and diced to 1cm to 1.5cm cubes 1 onion, diced 1/2 tsp salt Sprinkle of pepper (optional) 3 tbsp oil 2 tsp minced garlic 1 1/2 tbsp lime juice 1 [...]

Super Spud!

2019-07-11T10:19:51+10:00July 11th, 2019|vegetables|

Potato - The Super Spud! Potatoes come in three basic categories - starchy, waxy, and all-purpose (a sort of in-between type). Starchies are tops for baking and frying because they’re absorbent. They drink in butter on a baked potato or the oil in a deep fryer. They mash well but shouldn’t be overmashed [...]

The Time Of The Popular Pumpkin

2017-05-02T16:45:48+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, vegetables|

The Time Of The Popular Pumpkin It’s that time of year when pumpkins are popular - but not necessarily to eat. October 31 is, of course, Halloween and kids young and old love a Halloween Jack O’Lantern. You can carve any type of pumpkin, gourd or squash. You’d be surprised at the wide range of [...]

Autumn’s Arrival Brings A Fruitful Bounty

2017-05-02T08:23:40+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, recipes, vegetables|

Autumn's Arrival Brings A Fruitful Bounty The cooler mornings have arrived; autumn is here and brings with it the end of the summer stone fruit season and the arrival of great fresh  produce that thrives most in the lead-up to winter. Artists, authors and philosophers often wax lyrical about this season. Albert Camus called it [...]

The Luck Of The Aussie

2017-05-02T08:24:45+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, recipes, vegetables|

The Luck Of The Aussie We’re so lucky in Australia. The growing season for the majority of vegetables is year round and summer sees most fruits available too. This is in contrast to many other parts of the world where the climate makes growing seasons somewhat limited. Of course, modern refrigeration and transport mean everyone [...]

Spring Out Of Winter Hibernation

2017-05-03T16:04:02+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, recipes, vegetables|

Spring Out Of Winter Hibernation It’s time to spring out of Winter hibernation and re-energise your body for the start of the coming new season. Fruit and vegetables can help you do it – and it can start from the moment you wake up. Slice open a fresh lemon, squeeze some juice into a glass [...]

Fruit And Vegetables – Your Natural Cold And Flu Remedy

2017-05-03T16:05:14+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, vegetables|

Fruit And Vegetables - Your Natural Cold And Flu Remedy We’re being told the 2015 influenza season is looming if not already upon us. Health authorities monitor what they call ‘influenza-like illness’ throughout the year and have noted the increase in activity usually expected in winter. Common winter problems include coughs, colds and flu, [...]