Author Archives: julie

Spring into your veggie patch

We are halfway into spring and one of my favourite times of the year. The temperature is rising and the vegie patch looks abundant. Whatever is in your garden spring into action (had to be said!) and pull together your … Continue reading

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Cauliflower winter salad

I cannot get enough of roasted cauliflower, its a big hit in my household. Its so simple and so rewarding. Roasting brings out a creamy nuttiness to this veg. You can serve up the roasted cauli with any roast meats, grilled … Continue reading

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Roast fish fillets in a puttanesca sauce

Lets keep it warm and fuzzy for the cooler nights and roast your fish fillets in a puttanesca sauce – a Mediterranean tomato sauce with capers and olives, they add some great flavour. I sometimes stray from tradition with this … Continue reading

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Creamed corn with sweetcorn and jalepeno relish on polenta pancakes

If you grow corn and had an abundance here is a great recipe to use up your harvest , you will love my triple hit of corn in one dish. The different textures help make this dish. The polenta pancakes … Continue reading

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Whiting revisited

My Garden Guru buddy, Phil Dudman and I visited Coffs Coast Growers market a couple of years a go and we were able to choose from their broad selection of goodies, direct from the producers. We came up with some tasty … Continue reading

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Gramma Pie

Challenge was on from the ABC Saturday morning presenters Graeme Stuart and Garden Guru Phil Dudman for me to find an authentic Aussie Gramma Pie recipe. Low and behold that afternoon I came across a beautiful cookbook featuring recipes and … Continue reading

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Chrissy presents….

Looking for a Crissy pressie…then look no further! Here’s a chance to treat yourself (or some other special person) to something new from the garden2kitchen range of goodies!Our 100% Australian linen teatowels have been very popular and proudly show our … Continue reading

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Spanner crabs for Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and there is something about having crustaceans on the Christmas menu that is a big part of the great Aussie Christmas. Christmas Eve, I serve up a platter of crustaceans. Cooked prawns, bugs and … Continue reading

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Roasted broccoli salad with avocado dressing

I had fun as usual on the Good Gardening show this morning on ABC Northcoast radio. Phil is harvesting broccoli so on our last tour together to Sydney for the Australian Garden Show we brainstormed this salad. Phil just loves … Continue reading

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Throw a fish on the barbie

We have had some warm weather and not that I need an excuse but it prompted me to fire up the barbie. Of course I love throwing fish on the grill, so quick, simple and tasty. This is a great … Continue reading

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