Be it a main meal, a snack or yummy dessert, here are the recipes we use to cook our food produced for our backyard garden.
Swede turnips are definitely not our favourite vegetable, but we love that they grow almost like weeds in our backyard. So, we set out to find ways that we can cook them and enjoy them. We came across swede turnip gratin and flavour was amazing.
Something I have always wanted make was pumpkin pie and on the weekend, we roasted half a pumpkin on a fire and had plenty to spare, so the following day I turned into pumpkin pie.
Shortcrust pastry is a easy and common pastry to use while cooking. It is used in both sweet and savoury dishes
Zucchini balls are filling, delicious and easy to make. Once you add a tomato sauce, you could be forgiven for thinking they are meatballs. They freeze well and are suitable for vegetarians.
This year we have grown mangel wurzel for the first time and is known as a potato substitute, so we decided to try it as a mangel wurzel cheesy bake.
We have an abundance of cape gooseberries and rhubarb, so we thought we would try it as a pie.
This year we found ourselves with a bountiful amount of red russian kale and were not quite sure what to do with it. Eying out the butternut pumpkins in storage and we decided to combine the two into a red russian kale and butternut pumpkin soup, which was delicious, nutritious, and easy to make.
There may have been a name initially, but the viral recipe that has been going around is now dubbed simply “The TikTok Pasta.” It’s easy, tasty and simple, so we thought we would attempt to give it our own twist.
Outside it’s cold and gloomy, you’re wanting something warm and vibrant for dinner. There is nothing better as a pick me up than steaming hot pumpkin soup. Usually, pumpkin soup involves a lot of preparation time, but this recipe is very simple and easy and involves no peeling or seed scraping.
Nasturtiums are a hearty plant that is easy to grow and will beautify your garden with minimal effort. The vibrant flowers are often used to decorate cakes or salads, but did you know that the leaves are also edible?
The best thing about growing edibles is eating them! Straight, or in a recipe, for us it’s when the hard work pays off. I’ve been hanging out for enough fruit to make passionfruit butter and we got there! This recipe was the trifecta: quick, easy and delicious.
Lilly pilly trees are beautiful with green glossy leaves, small attractive flowers, and bright pink fruits. Most agree that eating the fruit directly from the tree is an acquired taste, however, turning it into lilly pilly jam is a great way to use the fruit and make a delicious treat.