Seasonal Recipes

What to do with the seasonal harvests and how to preserve it. Add your recipe below.

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Pesto Recipe

This recipe is a fusion of three recipes I found for pesto.  It proved a rewarding way to consume the basil, parsley and insane yield of rocket that grew this year.  Adjust quantities to…Continue

Started by Fiona May 16, 2013.

Pear & Ginger Jam 3 Replies

Ingredients:1-2 lemons1 kg pears500g apples125g preserved ginger1 kg sugarNB: Can save lemon and apple skins, tie in muslin bag and cook with jam to add flavour and aid settingMethod:Juice the lemons…Continue

Started by Fiona. Last reply by Kali May 12, 2013.

Feijoas! 22 Replies

Does anyone have a recipe for a great feijoa jam? I tried one recipe last weekend and the results were inedible. Or any other feijoa recipes would be most welcome. Thanks! Keri.

Started by Keri. Last reply by Michele McAllister Apr 15, 2013.

Cavolo nero 12 Replies

Anyone have any yummy recipes for cavolo nero?  Especially if they are tempting for kids!

Started by Liane Gallagher. Last reply by Grace of South Apr 15, 2013.

Red guava recipes 2 Replies

I have a tree full of red guavas.  (The wood pidgeons don't seem to be into them yet.)  I have made some guava lemon honey which turned out very nice.  I cooked some up with apple and rhubarb, and…Continue

Started by Maree W. Last reply by Steve Charters Apr 15, 2013.

Where to find celeriac? 2 Replies

I'd love to get my hands on celeriac this month.Does anyone know where I can buy it from or does anyone have one or two they would like to sell to me? I live in Mt Eden.Thanks in advance!Continue

Started by Genie @ Bunny Eats Design. Last reply by Genie @ Bunny Eats Design Sep 9, 2012.

Feijoas 5 Replies

My trees are loaded with green jewels, so does anyone have any recipies for Feijoas?

Started by Fiona Cross. Last reply by Pamela Bramley-Cordes Jul 29, 2012.

Pears 2 Replies

Pear Chutney 25 gr root ginger5 ml spoon cloves2.75 kg pears, peeled, cored & chopped500 gr onions, peeled and chopped100 gr stem ginger, finely choppedgrated rind and juice 3 oranges400 gr…Continue

Tags: chutney, ginger, &, pear

Started by Megan. Last reply by Megan Apr 4, 2012.

Grape juice

Anyone got grapes comming out ears??? heres an idea.I make grape consintrate for my kids and they love it. Its soooo easy.Wash grapes {take off stem if like} and squish with ya hands till all broken.…Continue

Started by Tracy Dennison Feb 28, 2012.

Lemons 7 Replies

I have lemons come out of my ears! Any ideas for preserving the lemons (apart from the quarter & salt preserving method? Can I just freeze the juice? and what about the zest, how do I preserve or…Continue

Started by Jeffie. Last reply by Jacinta O'Reilly Jan 4, 2012.

Preserving Capsicums 3 Replies

Does anyone have any recipes on how to bottle capsicums?  Many thanks YvonneContinue

Started by Yvonne Nikolaison. Last reply by Jenine Abarbanel Jan 3, 2012.

Freezing Tomatoes 1 Reply

Every year I grow one or two varieties of sauce/past tomatoes.  This year I am growing Viva Italia Hybrid.  As the tomatoes get close to being ripe, I bring them indoors to finish (sparrows keep…Continue

Started by Gyda Marie Haynes. Last reply by Sheri Oct 31, 2011.

Veggie Burgers Recipes! 2 Replies

Does anyone out there in Ooooby have any good Veggie Burger Recipies they could share?With Summer on the way I'm very interested in one that does not fall apart on the BBQ.Thank you!Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Sheri Oct 31, 2011.

Sugarfree Lemon Honey 1 Reply

Many years ago I saw a receipe for Sugarfree Lemon Honey for Diabeties.  Ive lost this receipe and was wondering if anyone else might have it.  Thanks.

Started by Lynda Waller. Last reply by Marilyn beaucariche Jul 10, 2011.

Scallopini 1 Reply

just bought a couple of large ones from the local farmers market. I know you can use them as you would courgettes, but i am looking for a dish that cna show them off.Continue

Started by moggy. Last reply by Lynn Feb 27, 2011.

More Cooked beetroot recipes, please. 10 Replies

I have a big beetroot harvest from clearing a garden bed.I'm looking for recipes for cooked beetroot, and chutneys, relishes, preserved beetroot, etc.Has anyone made beetroot soup?Continue

Started by Hester. Last reply by moggy Feb 14, 2011.

Mint Jelly 4 Replies

I am over run with Mint and have been saving a few small jars to make Mint Jelly.  Does anyone have a tried and tested recipes?  Or something similar (mint & apple).  Thanks so much

Started by Sarah Bandasak. Last reply by Rachel Gardiner Jan 17, 2011.

Home made Cordial Recipe 4 Replies

Here's an old family recipe I used to make the cordial we had at our Sandringham Gardening meeting on the weekend8 lemons25g tartaric acid1 kg sugar1 litre boiling waterPeel just the zest (coloured…Continue

Tags: cordial, grapefruit, limes, lemons

Started by Lisa L. Last reply by Tara McFarlane Nov 23, 2010.

Chickweed Pesto fresh spring tastes 4 Replies

Johanna Knox's so easy and yummy I love this recipe scroll down to see Puha Pakoras!Continue

Tags: weeds, edible, Chickweed

Started by Butterflydreaming. Last reply by Butterflydreaming Oct 7, 2010.

Chicken and Dumplings 5 Replies

I tasted a Chicken and Dumplings dish years ago that blew my socks off. It was so good! I've tried a couple recipes but just nothing compaired with the one I tasted. I'm willing to try recipes until…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Gyda Marie Haynes Sep 21, 2010.


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