Growing Eggplant

Eggplant has been cultivated in Asia since prehistory and introduced to the Mediterranean in the middle ages. It is a very versatile fruit that can be cooked in many ways. Growth habits and planting needs Eggplant like a sunny position and a soil pH below 6.0, so acidic. Test the soil and amend with lime if over this. Because eggplants are susceptible to soil born … Continue reading Growing Eggplant

Lentil, Zucchini and Tomato Soup with Quick bread

This is a hearty soup with a mix of vegetables, tomatoes and nutritious lentils. Serve with a quick bread made from an easy 3 ingredient dough   Lentil,Vegetable and Tomato Soup Ingredients 2 carrots diced 2 medium zucchini diced 1 stick of celery diced 1 large onion finely chopped 1 can of diced tomatoes 350 g cooked brown lentils or 2 x 400 g tins … Continue reading Lentil, Zucchini and Tomato Soup with Quick bread