Today I will set out a quick and easy to prepare, tasty and delicious Mediterranean style lunch of Koftas with grilled zucchini salad. It is accompanied with a salad of mixed baby heirloom plum tomatoes and cucumber, roasted banana chillies, kalamata olives, feta cheese and Baba Ganoush dip. This is traditionally served with fresh rocket leaves, pita bread and wedges of lemon. Allowing the Koftas … Continue reading A Mediterranean Lunch
I have always wanted to make a galette, that free form rustic tart made of pastry and filled with fruit or other vegetables. It can be another great sustainable way to make something interesting from leftover vegetables that you may have or perhaps to use fruit you have in the crisper. Here I have used baked vegetables that I had made from this recipe and … Continue reading Savoury and Sweet Galettes
The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that you can plant in January in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Amaranth Beans (dwarf and climbing) Beetroot Carrot Chives Cucumber EggplantEggplant seedlings Kohlrabi Lettuce Marrow Mustard Greens Okra seedlings Okra seedlings Parsley Radish Rosella Silverbeet Sunflower Sweet corn Turnip Zucchini Plant of the … Continue reading What to Plant in January
A Happy New Year to all followers, gardeners and visitors to The Grantham Gardener. I wish you good health, prosperity, and peace. May your garden bloom and be bountiful and may your table be always full with many friends around it to share the laughter! Happy 2019 from Annaofgreengables Continue reading Happy New Year 2019 !
The new day has just begun here in beautiful Sydney and we are looking forward to the traditionally hot and sunny day that is Christmas in Sydney. To all who read this: gardeners, those who love to cook, followers and visitors, I wish you all a peaceful and happy Christmas. Continue reading Merry Christmas from the Grantham Gardener
Basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern cake made from semolina, yoghurt and blanched almonds and soaked in a sweet syrup flavoured with lemon, rose water and orange blossom water. The home blanched almonds also give this cake a lovely crunch. Basbousa is so delicious and cut into small squares makes a lovely sweet treat for any special occasion. Basbousa, a Classic Semolina Cake Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading Basbousa, a Classic Semolina Cake
Today is the first day of summer and this is the first planting guide of the season. The following is a list of vegetables and herbs you can plant in December in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Basil Beans (dwarf and climbing) Beetroot Cape Gooseberry Capsicum seedlings Carrot Celery seedlings Chilli Choko … Continue reading What to Plant in December