Some bottling happening

This is a book I have mentioned in previous posts I have written, this time it is about beetroot. We have managed to successfully grow some beetroot over winter and now is the time to bottle some of our produce. Some of the plants were ready to harvest whereas others have a bit more growing…

Garden produce. . .chillies are something we can grow successfully

At the moment we have chillies that are ready to harvest and this harvest is on-going.  I picked some yesterday and strung them for the kitchen.  We still have some of our dried chillies from last year but it is always nice to have fresh ones hanging in the kitchen. Previously I have made sweet…

What to do with a cauliflower?

Recently cauliflowers have been in plentiful supply and very reasonably priced. Now there are only two of us at home if I buy a whole cauliflower I would like to do more than one recipe using the cauliflower. My sister put me on to a great recipe, Chilli-fried Cauliflower, from Charmaine Solomon’s Complete Vegetarian Cookbook…

Bottling

My daughter has been staying with us for a few days as she recovers from a foot operation.  While she has been here we visited the op shops in the district to see if we could find a few bargains.  I was able to get some Fowlers Vacola Jars. I will be able to buy…