SARAH THE GARDENER

Category: COOKING


A Kiwi Classic, well sort of…

Tomato Relish is one of those ‘go to’ recipes when you have too many tomatoes.  It could almost be called a kiwi staple as you will probably find a jar in most kiwi homes, homemade or otherwise.  So every year…

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Well pickle my artichokes…

That rolls of the tongue really well.  I think I’ll bust it out next time I feel like saying ‘well shiver me timbers!’  The only thing is I don’t think I’ve ever said that except dressed as a pirate and…

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Digging up dinner.

Of late our diet has been a long way from what we are normally accustomed to.  To start with we were kitchen-less and it seems to have been for a very long time.  We started out in the balmy long…

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SMOKING HOT!

When your chilli plants are ripening more jalapenos than you can keep up with under normal circumstances and then throw the lack of a kitchen into the mix…. This will be rectified soon, hopefully I’ll be cooking up a storm…

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Is it scrumping if it’s your orchard?

Because technically scrumping is stealing fruit – particularly apples from an orchard.  But not one to be hung up on a technicality, we went scrumping – in our orchard. Now the thing about our orchard is I planted it at…

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Argh – my Jerusalem artichokes have been trying to escape.

It’s not that I haven’t given them a loving home with the very best soil I could provide.  I gave them everything and yet they have lashed out like insolent teenagers.  Well the best way I know how to sort…

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The penny just dropped – I need to garden like a cook!

I have been doing this gardening thing all wrong.  For years!  A simple action, that I had been putting off for ages, to write on the bags of potatoes the best way to eat them, resulted in the most delicious…

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