Tag Archives: Onions etc

Onions – Onion Bhaji’s with a Mint Chutney

How I use Onions: I lived in London for a number of years and during that time I did a short course on Indian cookery.  Our mantra was: “its all in the onions”, signifying the crucial part the cutting and cooking of … Continue reading

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Growing Shallots, Onions and Spring Onions

This post contains: The difference between Shallots, Onions & Spring Onions Growing Onions Growing Shallots Growing Spring Onions Making Crispy Fried Shallots Overview: This (May) is the perfect time of the year to be planting shallots and onions in Melbourne.   Spring Onions can … Continue reading

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Growing Garlic

The plant: A friend of mine who saw my blog for the first time recently suggested I should have included some more photos of my garlic planting.  Well I can do better than that – a whole post on the … Continue reading

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Growing Leeks

How I grow them: Leeks take a while. These caged leeks (this is to stop damage at the hands of both birds and toddlers alike) are from seed that I sowed into a punnet in January. The variety is called … Continue reading

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