Mint Sauce

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Everyone in the southern hemisphere who has a vegie patch is sure to have mint galore.  Once a fortnight, I rip it out, leaving only a small patch to run riot for the next fortnight. It is amazingly prolific.  We use a lot of mint but nowhere near as much as we grow. Continue reading

Mixed Herbs

IMG_2018 copyThis post is more a reminder than anything else.  Summer is coming to an end (thank goodness!!) and it is time to preserve those herbs you have been growing all season.  If you are like me, you would have barely made a dent in them.  A litte snip here and a little snip there doesn’t use much.

But drying them is another story.  A big bunch will dry down to a small jar which should last you until next summer’s fresh ones are flourishing. Continue reading