Mango Crumble Slice

A great way to use up overripe mangoes, or other fruit like peaches, nectarines, apricots or berries. If fresh fruit is unavailable use frozen or canned fruit. Prep: 20 mins          Cook time: 35 mins            Serves: 6   Ingredients 3 cups ripe mangoes (small chunks) (about 3 mangoes) 4 tablespoons granulated sugar 3/4 tablespoon cornflour 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) […]

January 17, 2022 • Posted in: Recipes, Desserts, Fruit • 2 Comments

Growing your own tomatoes – it could be easier than you think

Growing your own tomatoes – it could be easier than you think Tomatoes are one of the easiest plants to grow. Here are a few tips that might help get you started. Once you’re harvesting have a look at the article ‘How to use up all those tomatoes‘ for recipe ideas or try out the […]

Green tomato & walnut cake

Green tomato & walnut cake A delicious but simple cake using green tomatoes which are simply picked while still firm and under ripe.  Even if they have developed a slight pink tinge they can still be used as a green tomato but once they really start to colour red it’s best to use them in other recipes. Makes […]

How to use up all those tomatoes

Storing tomatoes Fully ripe tomatoes can be refrigerated but are best kept at room temperature. Tomatoes stored in the refrigerator tend to lose flavour but will still be edible. Ripe tomatoes Salads, especially using different varieties and colours. Try tossing tomato wedges with canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed, black olives, capers and fresh basil, […]

Lychee lime sorbet

On ABC NSW radio  It’s great to use fresh fruit in season added to a sugar syrup. The syrup is made by boiling 2 cups water with 1 1/2 cup sugar for 5 minutes. Mint or lemongrass could also be added for extra flavour. Cool and strain the mixture before adding the pureed fruit. If […]

November 11, 2009 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Recipes, Radio, Desserts, Fruit • No Comments
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