Roasted Eggplant Dip

Roasted Eggplant Dip Ingredients (serves 6-8) 1 large (700g) eggplant (aubergine) 2-3 garlic cloves, skin on 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 green onions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley, to garnish Generous pinch paprika, to serve (optional) Method Preheat oven to […]

June 11, 2010 • Tags: , , , , • Posted in: Radio, Dips, Vegetables • No Comments

Eggplants – a vegetable or fruit?

ABC NSW radio 1233 with Carol Duncan on Monday 19 April 2010 EGGPLANTS Eggplants, like tomatoes, are thought of as a vegetable, but are technically a fruit. Eggplants, also known as aubergine or brinjal (Solanum melongena) are a member of the nightshade family and are related to potatoes and tomatoes. Buying & storing Choose eggplants […]

Hot cross buns

ABC NSW radio 1233 with Carol Duncan on Monday 29 March 2010 No longer only sold on Good Friday, these sweet, spicy fruity buns are hard to resist. Traditionally they were made with flour, milk, yeast, sugar, eggs, butter, dried fruit, such as sultanas, currants, raisins, mixed peel and delicately spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice […]

March 31, 2010 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Recipes, Bread • No Comments

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 recipe. When to grow Tomatoes grow best […]

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 1 x […]

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