In the Garden - Recipes

A lemon a day
Winter is peak harvest time for citrus trees, so it's worth preserving a winter abundance for later use. Meryn Wakelin wouldn't waste a single lemon
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Brassica recipes
For anyone turned off brassicas in childhood, overcooking has got to be the number one culprit. A minute or two is all it takes to steam a sweet crunchy side dish.
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How to make sauerkraut
Man has been preparing and eating fermented foods for thousands of years and around the world today many cultures understand the great and varied health benefits of including fermented foods in their daily diet.
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Jewels for the Christmas feast
Meryn Wakelin celebrates the best of Christmas fare - freshly harvested vegetables from the early summer garden.
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Tomato recipes
Here's some tasty ways to enjoy this season's tomato crop - bruchetta, insalata caprese & and healthly homemade ketchup.
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Chewy Chocolate Zucchini Slice
If you've a problem with too many zucchinis, larger ones can be grated to make a chocolate zucchini cake. Here's the recipe for Chewy Chocolate Zucchini Slice.
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Make pesto
Don't leave all that lovely basil for Jack Frost. Turn it into pesto for the freezer so you can enjoy the flavour all through winter in soups and snacks. Parsley, rocket and coriander also make great pesto. For an easy recipe
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Zucchini pesto 'pasta'
If you can keep up with picking the best way to eat your zucchini is small and straight after harvest.
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Gourmet fruit recipes
It goes with the territory - gardeners love their food. The fun of growing and eating your own fruit inevitably leads on to kitchen creativity, and planting ever more interesting fruits
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The benefits of beetroot
Highly nutritious beetroot is well worth growing. Naturopath Meryn Wakelin shines the light on this underrated root crop and shares a chocolate cake recipe with a twist
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Good for you carbs
The high energy foods we can grow in our gardens are by far the best kind of carbs. Meryn Wakelin explains why.
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29-Jun-2017