We grow a variety of crops at our urban permaculture farm in Warrawong NSW and we would like to share with you some information on our produce.
Some items packed in your veg box may not be familiar to you, or you may not know exactly how to best use them in a meal. So we have put together a collection of recipes to help you best enjoy the flavour and goodness of the fruit and vegetables grown on our farm.
Many people have strong feelings about beetroot. But love them or hate them, there are so many good reasons to it! With an incredible variety of delicious beetroot dishes, there is sure to be an option everyone can fall in love with.
Cauliflower is a culinary shapeshifter. It can be prepared in an impressive number of ways and it's neutral, slightly nutty flavour absorbs other flavours easily, making it an excellent side or feature veg in many different styles of meals.
The versatility of eggplants can't be understated. Depending on how they are cooked, their spongy and absobant flesh can be firm and meaty, soft and silky, or even crunchy. Their naturally mild flavour readily absorbs the flavours from sauces or other foods it is cooked with.
Fennel is easily recognisable by its large white bulb, long green stalks, feathery leaves, and aromatic aniseed flavour. Although it is often underrated and underappreciated, there is so much you can do with this delicious and versatile vegetable!
Don’t underestimate the humble leek. This delicious vegetable has a mild, somewhat sweet, and onion-y flavour and adds depth to a huge range of meals as an onion alternative. It can also shine as a star ingredient.
Pumpkin is arguably one of the most popular and versatile vegetables out there. With many varieties to choose from, their variable sweet and nutty flavour lends itself to a huge range of sweet and savoury dishes.