Garden Wisdom Blog — category: Recipes

Minted Kale with Peas and Blue Cheese

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Minted Kale with Peas and Blue Cheese

From The Book of Kale & Friends by Sharon Hanna and Carol Pope. This fantastic book includes over 130 recipes and covers 14 easy-to-grow super-foods that can be grown in the garden or in patio containers. Minted Kale with Peas and Blue Cheese is one of our stand-by fresh salads, a knock out for parties and potlucks.

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Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

category: Recipes Sweets and Treats

Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

All kinds of pumpkins can be used to cook with to make this, our best pumpkin pie recipe. The best ones have the least interior fibre. We baked pumpkin pies after our 2018 squash trial using Galeux d’Eysines – and they were GOOD. Before you can use your pumpkin as an ingredient, it needs to be rendered down from a big orange fruit into usable pumpkin puree. One pumpkin will produce quite a lot of puree, so work in batches, and simply freeze any leftovers. We like to pour leftover puree into ziplock bags, which can then be stored in the...

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Fennel and Apple Marmalutney

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Fennel and Apple Marmalutney

Too spicy to be a marmalade, and too sweet to be a chutney recipe, this mash up is a sweet and savoury relish or pickle that celebrates the flavour of bulb fennel. It is very easy to adjust the spice level by adding the chili flakes gradually to taste, or to omit them altogether. For even more kick, finely chop some fresh chilies into the mix. Ingredients: 2 fennel bulbs, outer leaves removed, finely chopped (1cm dice) 1 apple, peeled, cored, and finely chopped 1 medium size onion, finely chopped 15mL (1 Tbsp) olive oil pinch of salt 30mL (2...

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Chiltomate Salsa

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Chiltomate Salsa

One of the most ubiquitous salsas of Yucatan state in Mexico, this fiery hot, slightly sour sauce is painfully addictive. Each region of Mexico has its own set of flavours, and the food of the Maya in Yucatan often features smokiness. In the state, tomatoes, tomatillos, and onions are often charred, right in the coals of the stove. This effect can be achieved by blackening vegetables over the direct flame of a barbecue or gas range, but the recipe below is for cooks who are broiler-bound. Ingredients: 6 tomatillos 2 green habanero chilies (substitute fully ripe habaneros or green Scotch...

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Hasselback Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary Emulsion

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Hasselback Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary Emulsion

This is our new favourite way to roast root vegetables. Hasselback Fingerling Potatoes, or Potato a la Hasselbacken, are named after the Hasselbacken restaurant in Stockholm. This ingenious method gets flavour right into the vegetable and produces the most satisfying texture – crispy and golden on the outside, and brilliantly tender on the inside. This simple recipe alone is worth growing Banana Fingerling potatoes for. Seriously. Ingredients: About 1 lb fingerling potatoes 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 sprig fresh rosemary Salt & pepper to taste Preheat the oven to 400°F. The whole trick with this recipe is in...

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