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Pickling walnuts

The Honest Food site tells me ‘There may be few foods that are more English than pickled walnuts’. Apparently they make for wonderful eating when munched along with cheddar cheese and ploughman’s lunches. In Australia pickled walnuts are not a … Continue reading

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Ginger and turmeric plants

Friend C responded to today’s blog post with a photo of her Hobart grown turmeric and ginger plants.  I was reminded how I also tried to grow turmeric but as usual I didn’t offer it sufficient care and got nothing. … Continue reading

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Trying to grow ginger

Last year I wondered if I should buy pieces of ginger and plant them, whether they would extend and give me a crop – despite the fact I live in a cool temperate climate.  I didn’t try hard except to … Continue reading

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Dinner ingredients

A couple of friends let me know they were excited; “Dinner ingredients – all grown by us. We are SO fortunate.”  I could foresee the wonders of health in a pot and health on a plate. A wedge was cut … Continue reading

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