Tag Archives: Beetroot

Saturday Spotlight – Cylindrica Beetroot

Beetroot is one of those foods which is a strange combination of fashionable and unfashionable, Australian and yet  foreign, highly nutritious and yet undervalued.  In essence beetroot is a dichotomy. In Australia beetroot is used traditionally in both our ‘burgers with … Continue reading

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Raw Beetroot Salad

I should be working, I turned on the computer with the intention of working.  But am I? Errr no.  Since turning the computer on I’ve checked my emails (well that was sort of working) but mostly I’ve making changes to my AFL … Continue reading

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Beetroot & Orange Jam

It has been a good year for beetroot.  It has also been a fabulous year for oranges. Too fabulous for many of the farmers as bumper crops have lowered prices domestically whilst the high Australian dollar has seen export sales … Continue reading

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Beetroot & Date Chutney

When I was living abroad I came back to visit Australia on a few occasions and every time I would get some of my mum’s chutney (usually tomato) to take back with me.  Fortunately I didn’t ever have any breakages en … Continue reading

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Beetroot Rasam

I’ve recently started harvesting my latest crop of beetroot.  Partially because its ready and partially to make more room for my purple cabbages which are getting really quite large….. My dad also grows beetroot, and he reckons his current batch is about to bolt.  … Continue reading

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