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Fiona joined Hester's group
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Herbs

A group to share knowlege and ideas about growing and using herbs.
May 16, 2013
Fiona joined Hester's group
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Growing Under Glass

A group for greenhouse gardeners( and wouldbe greenhouse gardeners)Share your ideas, experience; questions and answers; successes and failures, here.See More
May 16, 2013
Fiona added a discussion to the group Seasonal Recipes
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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 suit.Ingredients:2 large bunches of rocket1 large bunch each of basil and parsley4 cloves of garlic1/2 cup cashew nuts1/3 cup olive oil1/2 cup parmesan cheese, gratedgrated rind and juice of a lemonsalt and pepper to tasteMethod:Toast cashew nuts gently in frying pan.Place rocket, basil, parsley, parmesan,…See More
May 16, 2013
Kali replied to Fiona's discussion Pear & Ginger Jam in the group Seasonal Recipes
"do try it that way, I don't find the pear skin at all objectionable. lol I have had a lot of pots in that state!"
May 12, 2013
Fiona replied to Fiona's discussion Pear & Ginger Jam in the group Seasonal Recipes
"I like your idea of using root ginger instead. Might take shortcuts with peeling next time also, as I've got to say all that peeling and chopping is pretty tedious.  I added a little pectin also - just in case!  Will try not to burn…"
May 12, 2013
Kali replied to Fiona's discussion Pear & Ginger Jam in the group Seasonal Recipes
"yummy, I did a different take on this using up some of our pears, I used  finely grated root ginger added at the beginning, added the  grated lemon zest along with the juice and just pears, no apples, I didn't bother totally peeling…"
May 10, 2013
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"My son Louis digging the Cliff's Kidneys for Christmas dinner"
May 10, 2013
Fiona added a discussion to the group Seasonal Recipes
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Pear & Ginger Jam

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 (1/3cup juice), chop the ginger, dice the peeled and cored apples.Combine fruit, lemon juice and sugar in pan. Cook whilst stirring till sugar dissolves (add lemon and apple peelings now).Rapid boil (rolling boil) for 15mins.Test jam - boil 5mins more if necessary.Pour jam into hot sterilised…See More
May 10, 2013
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Seasonal Recipes

What to do with the seasonal harvests and how to preserve it. Add your recipe below.See More
May 10, 2013

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Suburb
Oamaru
Post / Zip Code
9400
I am a...
Gardener
I can offer
Gardening advice, to be a gardening buddy, Food from my garden
Food Growing Skill Level
Confident
Experience and Qualifications
Horticulturalist, Lots of years in the garden
I am interested in...
Selling Local Grown Food, Learning
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
I have a good size organic vegetable garden surrounded by fruit trees and increasingly NZ native plants to attract birds - and because I like native plants.

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