Tomato and Onion Pie

With the tomatoes comin’ in from the greenhouse and the onions drying on the deck we can indulge in our favourite summer pie. Tomato Onion Pie 2 onions finely sliced pepper and salt 6 sliced tomatoes (lovely ripe ones please!) 50g butter cubed grated cheese Butter a casserole dish then create your pie. Start with […]

November in the Vegie Patch

How grateful are you for your cloches? Extra shelter is essential through September and October in order to get those warmer crops growing well – its like having a big handicap in a race. (Not that we are racing – cruising we are people, smelling the flowers!) Without my cloches I would only just be […]

October in the Vegie Patch

October is the get-ready-for-summer-abundance month! Boy oh boy there’s lots to get done if we are to grow enough to fill our pantries for winter.  Get ready people, but wait till conditions are perfect before planting out those heat loving crops. The October garden is an up and down affair. Hot days followed by cold, […]

August in the Vegie Patch

August is the month of anticipation for food gardeners. It’s like the excitement you get before the race, or the shift, or the baby. There is joy as you prepare and plan and look forward to. In part, the joy derives from the fact that there is no work involved at this stage – in […]