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Lemongrass Cooler – a refreshing drink
We have an abundance of lemon grass at the moment, and the weather is so hot that I thought I would make some lemon grass cooler, a refreshing drink and easy to make. 1 cup chopped lemon grass 2 cup
19/08/2014, 06:32 pm
Christmas BBQ at the Herb Farm
It’s Christmas time . time for a work BBQ We had a great afternoon, good food and conversation. Some of our hard working staff. Anita – packs the herb plant orders, Janine picks out the herbs
19/08/2014, 11:24 am
Nasturtiums, Memories Food and Medicine
  NASTURTIUM Tropaeolum majus    I do love nasturtiums, they have such a happy, vibrant, carefree nature. They bring back memories of my childhood climbing the back fence to sit amongst the ca
16/08/2013, 12:22 pm
Rosemary, Pumpkin and Feta Quiche
I love rosemary and it goes so well with pumpkin. The rosemary and cumin seeds add a nice touch to the pastry. I use goat feta because I love the flavour, but you can use any feta you like. Pastry In
01/08/2013, 08:39 pm
Calendula Infused Oil
I love the sunny orange flowers of calendula; they brighten a cold winter’s day and warm the senses. A good way to preserve their orange glow is to make infused oil. It is very easy to make. Once
16/08/2012, 11:28 pm
Cheesy Marjoram Butter
  A close relative to oregano, marjoram’s  fresh, sweet and spicy taste make it a great addition to meats, fish and poultry. It is especially nice with cheese and egg dishes. Try sprinkli
12/08/2012, 02:51 pm
Our trip to Peru
We are just back from a fantastic holiday is Peru. Our son Jason moved there two years ago with his Peruvian girlfriend Lorena, they are running a fantastic restaurant called ‘Nanka’ in La Molina
12/08/2012, 11:14 am
10 Herbs for a Shady Garden
Most herbs like some sun in their lives and when planning a herb garden this is one of the most important considerations. But for those shady spots around the garden that you would dearly love to fill
11/08/2012, 11:10 pm
Elderberry Tinctures – Making Tinctures using Elderberries
I have been busy this last weekend making tinctures to press off in the tincture class on the 8th of October. I got a little carried away with Elderberries, making 3 tinctures each using Read the re
29/08/2011, 11:00 pm
Herbal Vinegars to Clean and Combat Mould
The moisture in the air from our continual very wet weather has left a film of mould on nearly every surface. To remedy this I have made some herbal vinegar sprays to clean up with. Vinegar is a chea
20/08/2011, 11:30 pm
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