Wonderfully fragrant, rosemary is a versatile garden herb. In a bid to grow our own, we caught up with Sydney horticulturist Jon Kingston, who runs City Garden Wise, works for The Edible Balcony, and volunteers at the Wayside Chapel rooftop garden, to gather tips on how to propagate this popular botanical.
There’s certainly no shortage of studies purporting the fact that gardening is a good contributor to happiness – which goes a long way to explain the perpetual smile that graces the face of Mat Pember, founder of Little Veggie Patch Co.
When the days are cool and the nights are long, a heart-warming tea can lift the spirits. In search of this, we caught up with Kate Jones from The Vegan Teahouse to discover a tea recipe that’s fit for the season. Packed full of flavour, loaded with health benefits and designed to invigorate, this spicy winter tea is perfect for chilly days and long nights. Plus, it’s easy to whip up at home with ingredients you may already
With citrus season upon us, turn your leftover rind into sweet morsels with a simple candied peel recipe. Citrus rind is packed full of flavour, and often used in both savoury and sweet dishes. However the juice of the fruit often trumps the zesty nature of the peel, and you’ll see the rind go to waste.
A bottle of olive oil is an essential in many a kitchen. With Australia’s olive harvest season well underway, this year’s fresh oils are on their way too. And given there’s a world of difference between a good (and local) olive oil and a bad one, queen of all things Aussie produce, Maggie Beer is here to teach us how to choose, care for and use olive oil.