Month : January 2014

The beauty of organic flowers 24th January, 2014

Janelle Johnston is the only organically certified grower of edible flowers in Australia. About 15 years ago she certified 16 acres of her family’s 120-acre farm on the outskirts of Byron Bay with ACO and has grown organic fruit, vegetables and edible flowers ever since. With a science degree specialising in Botany, Janelle featured nasturtiums and marigolds in her salad mixes, inspiring local chefs to request other organic edible flowers

“Supercado” secrets 21st January, 2014

It’s a fruit shaped like an egg, with vibrant green flesh and is nicknamed the “alligator pear”. What is it? You guessed it! The avocado, native to Mexico and Central America, is one of the most useful salad ingredients out there. Not only for its versatility in cooking, but also for the nutritional content it provides us both on the inside and out. The “supercado” (another nickname) not only has

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