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Chocolate beetroot cake.

Today marks the last day of winter.  Beetroot, a sweet and earthy root vegetable, sings of winter, and rich, decadent roasts.  However, the deep pink stains that it cries upon contact sing to the pops of colour that emerge with spring.   316 more words

look who's making an appearance

I didn’t think I had successfully started any cherry/grape type tomatoes this season. The last few plants that eventually got potted up late in the season turned out to be the grape variety called Tomato Riesentraube (giant bunch of grapes in German). 60 more words

Edible Garden

Movin' right along

Good morning!

During these yowly-cat, dog days of summer, I’ve sweated off a few lbs. moving around my herbs.  I decided to go ahead and bring them to the front porch, mostly so I could enjoy the fragrance and admire their flowers.   176 more words


tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes

We’re not overrun with tomatoes that we don’t know what to do with them. Our tomato harvest has been good and we continue to find new tomatoes growing on the vines. 108 more words

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On Sunday, July 27, the Food + Home section of the San Francisco Chronicle was devoted almost entirely to Japanese cuisine and ingredients. The cover story focused on the complimentary nature of Japanese and California cooking traditions that is being showcased in two Bay Area restaurants: Iyasare in Berkeley and Nojo in San Francisco. 344 more words

This week in the edible garden 1

Check out this pretty tomato:

Ugh! Dammit! Brown on the bottom, mealy on the inside. Thankfully that is not true for all of the tomatoes – just most of the big ones… 50 more words

Out & About: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa

While the weather can be frightful at this time of year, we do have some stellar winter days. Cabin fever can so quickly set in when you are a parent to little ones and it feels great to get out in the air and sunshine! 647 more words

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