Posts Tagged ‘ easy to grow winter veges ’

Vera a real gem

Jun 17th, 2015 | By

My Aunt Vera lived in an old railway cottage at the start of the Karangahake gorge and only in the last decade or so used an electric oven. When I met her and husband Bill (my relative) – she did all her cooking on a Shacklock coal range. Keen conservationists, I believe the pair were

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Let them eat kale

Jun 27th, 2013 | By

I’m sure that’s what Marie Antoinette said. Brassica oleracea is, after all, a star of a vege, nutritious and utterly easy to grow. Easy to mistake cake for kale, after all. Even though it’s highly unlikely the former French Queen ever said anything of the sort, back in the 18th century. Up until the Middle

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