Preserving Food

Luscious mangoes

Freezing fruit

December 8, 2016

Freezing fruit is a great way to enjoy their seasonal abundance all year round.

Black garlic bulbs

Black garlic

December 1, 2016

It's not hard to make black garlic says PENNY WOODWARD, so give it a go following her helpful instructions.

Ripening Calamondins

Bondin’ with my calamondin

March 20, 2014

It might be fruiting two months ahead of schedule, but JUSTIN RUSSELL extolls the virtues of his backyard calamondin tree.

Nasturtium flowers

Nasturtium and macadamia pesto

July 30, 2013

Gavin Hughes, Executive Chef, Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, has provided this recipe for Organic Gardener. See the article on edible flowers in our September-October issue, page 28.

Coriander pesto

June 28, 2013

If you love coriander, it’s hard to imagine you could ever have too much in the garden, but when you do, you could turn it into a delicious coriander pesto, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Outlaw plants

March 19, 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL challenges the notion that all weeds are pests, and makes cordial with one of his favourite outlaw plants.