Spanish Tortilla de Patatas

This classic Spanish tortilla is easy to make and so tasty and it makes a satisfying light lunch. The focus is on the potatoes and onions rather than the eggs and the tortilla can be eaten hot or cold. Simple yet so delicious. Ingredients: 300g potatoes sliced thinly 1 onion thinly sliced 6 eggs (600 g) 2 tablespoons  olive oil 2 Tblsp of Parsley chopped … Continue reading Spanish Tortilla de Patatas

Eggplant, Prosciutto and Cheese Braid

Eggplants are plentiful at the end of summer and taste wonderful in this braided savory pastry. The best prosciutto and Maasdam or Swiss cheese are layered on homemade shortcrust pastry with the eggplant and baked till golden brown. This savoury braid makes a  perfect and satisfying  lunch served with a mixed green salad. A vegetarian version is also included below with the recipe for making … Continue reading Eggplant, Prosciutto and Cheese Braid

What to Plant in February

The following is a list of things you can plant in February in Sydney, a temperate zone: Amaranth Beans (dwarf) Beetroot Broccoli Brussel sprouts Carrot Cauliflower Chives Cucumber Endive Fennel Kohlrabi Leeks Lettuce Mustard greens Onion Parsley Radish Silverbeet Swedes Turnip Zucchini Plant of the Month – Purple Burr Daisy – (Calotis Cuniefolia R.Br )   Continue reading What to Plant in February