Use a sharp knife to cut cauliflower off the plant.
Your garden harvest

Take your pick: early winter 2024

Now is a good time to see if your limes, cauliflower and ginger are ready to be put to use in your kitchen.

Pumpkins are ready when the skin has lost some of its sheen.
Your garden harvest

Take your pick: Autumn 2024

Now is the time to see if you can fill your harvest basket with these tasty picks.

Use your extra passionfruit harvest to make wine.
Recipes

Passionfruit wine

This award-winning wine from organic vintners, Nadia and Francis O'Connell, is a great way to use excess fruit.

This fondue recipe from Annemarie Bolduc will easily become a family favourite!
Recipes

Hazelnut chocolate fondue

No-one is going to argue with Annemarie Bolduc about chocolate fondue being a delicious dessert (or afternoon treat!), especially when served with fresh apples (or any other favourite fruit).

Excess cucumbers can be sliced and pickled with onions.
Preserving & fermented

Zero waste: cucumbers

Cornersmith duo Alex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edwards are all about reducing food waste. Here are their ideas for using excess cucumbers.

Cabbages come into their own when preserved or fermented.
Preserving & fermented

Fermenting cabbage

Cabbages are wonderful raw or cooked, but they really come into their own when fermented and preserved, Jian Liu writes.

Indigenous ingredients use by Norie
Recipes

Local flavours

In her new book Mabu Mabu, First Nations chef Nornie Bero explores a wonderful array of native foods and flavours. 

Bottles tomatoes all ready to be put aside for winter.
Preserving & fermented

Storing harvests for winter

Linda Cockburn writes about different ways to preserve your summer harvests, such as tomatoes, so you can keep on enjoying the results of all your hard work in winter. 

Wild greens galette
Recipes

Wild greens galette

Summer or winter, this recipe from Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar makes use of wild greens such as dandelion, chickweed and mallow - or pick greens from your garden!

Preserving tomatoes
Recipes

Make the most of your tomato harvest

With a tomato harvest, you'll find you have one of the easiest and most flavoursome crops that you can eat fresh, or preserve for later, writes Helen McKerral.

Spring chicken soup
Recipes

Spring chicken soup

It may be called 'Spring Chicken Soup' but this recipe from Grown & Gathered by Lentil and Matt Purbrick is too scrumptious to not use year-round. Enjoy!

Kale & Borlotti Bean Soup
Recipes

Kale & Borlotti Bean Soup

Sophie Hansen's winters are long and cold, which means she likes to cook plenty of warm, nourishing food like this hearty soup.