Tag Archives: Herbs & Spices

Top 5 – Things to do with Basil

If you garden in a temperate zone within the Southern Hemisphere then chances are that you have a lot of basil around.  Basil that wont last too much longer as the weather cools.  I know I do.  Which nicely brings … Continue reading

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Minty Fresh

I may have mentioned previously a side bed I have that is situated directly under next doors large Eucalypts.  Whilst I have successfully grown silverbeet in the bed there is little else that does well so I made the decision … Continue reading

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A Winter of Salads – Fennel & Pomegranate

After my failure to post a Salad Days recipe in July I am trying to makes amends this month, although how successful I’ve been depends on how you view fennel.  Now I know fennel isn’t actually a leaf but as … Continue reading

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Herbs in Winter

I use a lot of herbs in my cooking.  Fortunately Melbourne’s climate lends itself to having fresh herbs all year round.  There are even some like coriander and chervil that do better in the winter.    Coriander tends to bolt … Continue reading

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