Feijoas are right show-offs. Stick one in a fruit bowl to ripen and it’ll soon fill the room with its heady, tropical scents of banana, sweet strawberry, ripe pineapple and guava. The creamy-coloured flesh, apart from the jellied seeds, is granular like a pear in some varieties, smoother in others. Feijoas ripen from the inside […]
Archives for March 2015
This is hardly a recipe, just a combination of delicious ingredients which are somehow more gorgeously decadent when combined.
A really nice couple, these two, and they deserve all the success that can possibly come their way. Ha! Writing that, I know I’m transparent. Yes, I’m hoping they’ll send me a truckload of their gorgeous figs every year come harvest time!
I’m addicted to curry! My favourite time to eat it is randomly in the morning – nothing like a hearty dose of leftovers to kick start the day!
Aromatic spicy leaves that splutter and scent the air when dropped into hot oil …
At my house we all fell in love with this dish at the first mouthful. The clean acidity of apple salad mingling with crème fraîche and sweet juicy pork cutlets had us all in raptures.
I love this freshly tossed, when everything’s all perky and standing to attention, the onion crunchy, the lemon biting fresh and the chilli gnawing the back of you throat …
Only read this if you really want to know how to cook eggplant.
Oh god, I haven’t even talked about salting eggplants …that old chestnut …
Easy when you know how
Sometimes the bees are a long time coming, so Remo gently brushes or taps the flowers to dislodge pollen to help fertilise the flowers. It works! Up to you whether you make a buzzing noise or not as you do it.
If coconut sugar has only just popped up on your radar, you’re not alone. Here at Shared Kitchen, we’ve really taken to it.
In the perfect world we would buy just-picked raspberries, and consume them while they’re fresh and fragrant.