Growing Mustard Greens

  There are many varieties of mustard greens to choose from, with different leaf forms and color of leaves that range from medium green through dark green, purple and red. Also known as Chinese mustard, Indian mustard, they are Brassica juncea from the Brassicaceae Family. Mustard greens are nutritious and easy to grow and are rich in vitamins K, C, E, and folate and beta carotene. Mustard greens may … Continue reading Growing Mustard Greens

Patricia’s Pumpkin Pie

In Sydney the pumpkins are ripe and we have had a bumper harvest at the garden. Patricia made a delicious spiced pumpkin pie for us and has shared her recipe that uses that sweet pumpkin spiced with cinnamon, allspice and cloves. Patricia’s Pumpkin Pie Ingredients Pie shell: 1 cup of plain flour 60 g butter 1 tsp salt 6 Tblsp chilled water Spiced Pumpkin filling: … Continue reading Patricia’s Pumpkin Pie

Leto’s Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

It was this cake made by my friend Jackie that was the inspiration for my Three Citrus and Coconut Drizzle cake that used limes, orange and lemon that was posted earlier. Jackie has shared her exceptional recipe for ‘Leto’s Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake.’ This cake highlights the wonderful flavour of lemon and has a great texture and a superb tangy syrup that penetrates this … Continue reading Leto’s Lemon Poppy Seed Cake