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Chayote and Apple Salad with Pomegranates in a Jalapeno-Lime Vinaigrette

Cabbage is quickly losing its appeal around here. Spring is in the air and I'm getting itchy for spring greens. I gave our local cabbage a fair shake for the last two months, consuming it // read more

In Pursuit of Purslane

Purslane, aka verdolagas in Spanish, is a delicious wild edible, a ground creeper and hugely underutilized where I live in Victoria. Succulent and tart with a flavour similar to cactus // read more

The Cobb Salad. The Brown Derby Dressing

The Cobb Salad came in to existence in 1937. Created late at night, with access to the restaurant's kitchen, then Brown Derby owner Bob Cobb threw together ingredients readily at hand, // read more

Summer Bean Salad

No matter how hard we try to grow various kinds of vegetables, I swear it's the garden that dictates what grows and what doesn't. And the garden says, beans. Our runner beans are a given // read more