Kylie Kwong and the pickled bamboo shoots

My partner Emma loves cooking programs and the other day we had a look at a DVD of Kylie Kwong famous program “Heart and Soul”. One of the episodes featured pickled Bamboo Shoots. Oh, I said, do ABC know they are promoting culinary usages of a NOXIOUS WEED? I still haven’t done the Bamboo page […]

Sorrel Tortilla

Found this recipe on ‘Australian Weeds’ by Gay Stern. Sorrel Tortilla 2 large potatoes, sliced into 10mm rounds 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, finely sliced 2 shallots or spring onions, finely chopped 250g Sorrel leaves, finely chopped 6 eggs sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoon freshly-grated Parmesan cheese Parboil the […]

Usefull Links and cross reference

Here’s a list of useful sites where you can further search informations about plants, many of which are declared weeds. some of this links are on the website, some are not yet. happy browsing! Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Index The Winemaking Home Incredible Edibles Wild Food Adventures Edible Sierra Nevada Plants The Really WILD Food […]

Prickly Pear Wine recepie

This recepie comes from a fantastic online resource: The Winemaking Homepage PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS WINE * 5-6 lb. prickly pear fruit * 2-1/2 lb. granulated sugar * 1 tsp. acid blend * 1 gallon water * wine yeast and nutrient Put prickly pear cactus fruit in large crock or pail. Pour one gallon boiling water […]

Blackberry Fool!! -as pudding-

While looking for a breakfast recepie this morning, my partner came across an interesting entry in the dessert section of Marie Claire: Blacberry Fool. The interesting part is in the ‘notes’ section just below the recepie, where it states that if cannot find blackberries you can use other berries as sobstitute. uh? as far as […]