Melbourne has had some warm, warm, warm days this week (well above 20 degrees Celsius anyway) – although normal service has now been resumed and we are back to winter temperatures (mid teens) but for awhile there it definitely looked like Spring had come early. It’ll be interesting to see how the plants react.
One plant that did seem to react almost instantaneously was my mint which had heaps of harvest-able leaves so I did just that.
But that was on Sunday and I should really have started with Tuesday shouldn’t I? On Tuesday I had a mixed salad for lunch again.
Later in the week and it was all about the brassicas. I actually harvested 3 cauliflowers this week – 2 of which became part of these pakoras, with the mint from above going into a chutney I served alongside.
On Saturday I had people over for dinner and we had curries – so curry leaves, chillies and coriander were needed. I also used the other cauliflower then – I love cauliflower cooked with ginger, cumin and chilli. Delicious.
And that was about it for this week – lots of flavourings but aside from the cauliflower not much substance. Oh well, the purple sprouting broccolli must start producing soon….surely….
For other Monday Harvests check out Daphne’s Dandelions blog.