Green goddess salad dressing

recipe: This homemade green goddess dressing recipe is so easy to make! It’s creamy, fresh, completely delicious—and a great way to use up your leafy herbs. Recipe yields about 1 ¼ cups dressing; multiply if desired. ingredients 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, preferably full-fat (made with whole milk) 1 cup lightly packed fresh herbs (tender stems [more]

Garden Celebration – 21 October

Happy 11th Birthday to us! In 2011 an enthusiastic group of locals started campaigning for a community garden, which was approved by Leichhardt Municipal Council, and the Mort Bay Community Garden Association was born. Council awarded the association a license to use the land in 2012. Finally, after COVID disrupted our plans to celebrate our [more]

Kale Strudel

2 servings 1 puff pastry300 g Tuscan kale2 onion2 garlic150 g bulghur200 ml chicken stock2 tablespoon olive oil1/2 tsp nigella seedsPepperSaltDried chili Remove hard stalks from Tuscan kale and roughly chop. Dice onion and garlic.Cook bulghur in chicken stock, drain and let cool.Fry onions in olive oil until translucent, add garlic and fry for 1 [more]

Finger lime

Citrus australasica, (the Australian finger lime), is believed to be up to 18 million years old. It’s a thorny under storey shrub or small tree of lowland subtropical rainforest in the coastal border region of Queensland and New South Wales. Read more from the Wikipedia article or from Sustainable Gardening Australia Growing finger limes Finger limes grow well in either the ground or a large [more]

Xmas stall & Raffle

Come along to our annual stall outside the ANZ bank, corner Darling & Mort St Balmain on Saturday 3 December, 9 – 1pm. We have stalls selling PLANTS, our bespoke BEESWAX WRAPS and COTTON POT COVERS. Buy tickets in our annual XMAS RAFFLE with fabulous prizes! A HAMPER bursting with goodies, gifts and vouchers from [more]

Radical Radicchio Salad!

Radicchio is also known as Italian chicory. It has a slightly bitter flavour, which mellows when it’s grilled or roasted. In Italian cuisine it is usually eaten grilled with olive oil, or mixed into dishes such as risotto. I love it in a salad with the sweetness of orange or pear, walnuts and a soft [more]