Walnut, Lime and Lemon Biscotti

Crisp biscotti are perfect to serve with your coffee. We have made these with new season Australian walnuts and limes and candied lemon peel which gives the biscuits a hint of citrus flavour. The crushed cardamom and a touch of cinnamon add fragrance to the biscotti too. They are so easy to make why not give them a try. Walnut, Lime and Lemon Biscotti Ingredients: … Continue reading Walnut, Lime and Lemon Biscotti

Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta

Giant Conchiglioni pasta shells stuffed with a tasty mixture of cheeses, spinach and cooked in tomato with a layer of bechamel sauce is an Italian favourite. With a little preparation ahead this is a dish that is easy to make as an entrée for that special meal or to eat on their own. Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta Ingredients: Pasta and Stuffing: 16 … Continue reading Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta

What to Plant in May

The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that you can plant in May in Sydney, a temperate zone (just click on the link for the growing guide for each vegetable): Beans – broad beans Brussels sprouts seedlings Cabbage seedlings Carrot Cauliflower seedlings Garlic Kale seedlings Kohlrabi Leeks seedlings Lettuce Mizuna Mustard greens Onion Pak Choy Parsley Peas Radish Rocket Shallots Silverbeet Snow Peas Spinach … Continue reading What to Plant in May

Nonna’s Pork Ribs in Rich Tomato Sauce

This is a classic Italian dish of pork ribs cooked in a rich tomato sauce. In Italy this popular recipe is Costine di maiale in umido. The ribs are cooked slowly in the sauce until they are so tender that the meat falls off the bone and the tasty tomato sauce is thick and delicious. This rustic dish is served with polenta or mashed potato but can also … Continue reading Nonna’s Pork Ribs in Rich Tomato Sauce

The Collectors’ Plant Fair Sydney 2018

The Collectors’ Plant Fair Sydney returns in 2018 with over 90 growers from all over Australia, bringing their array of unusual and rare plants to you. It will be on next weekend, 7th and 8th of April. Bring your friends, buy a plant that is not easily available, chat with growers and experts, find that book or have a coffee or some of the other … Continue reading The Collectors’ Plant Fair Sydney 2018