Monday, February 18

homegrown











It's not "our" homegrown, but it is homegrown - by a farmer not far from here, packaged just hours before we receive it - the dirt still evident and the imperfections signally what I often cringed about when I bought perfectly modified veg from the major conglomerates...

Seasonal vegetables and a quick chat with the man behind the idea and delivery of this organic produce saw me putting out some lovely veg dishes for our guests over the weekend.

What seasonal dishes are you making at your house?

Beetroot & Fetta salad - poach beetroot for about 30 minutes or until you can insert a knife...allow to cool.  Peel skin and cut into small cubes.  Add some finely sliced red onion and mix together some good quality olive oil, balsamic vinegar, s + p to your taste and drizzle over the beets.  Add some chopped spring onions and then crumble some feta on top. 

Broccoli with anchovies and parmesan - slice up your broccoli heads and a few cloves of garlic.  With a pan on high heat and a dash of oil, start frying them up.  Add a few chopped up anchovies and then about half a cup of water.  Pop the lid on and let the broccoli cook to your liking.  transfer to a serving dish and drizzle some oil (I used a lovely white truffle oil I splurged on a while back that I use very sparingly) and a shaving of parmesan or pana gradano cheese.  

linking up with Lou 

8 comments:

  1. Every inch of this post looks unbelievably delicious! I'd love to grow it all but can only make do with the space that I have... So much goodness!

    Sophie xo

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  2. I'm salivating over that fetta salad - yummy! You do the most amazing food at your place. We are still on spuds and zucchinis from the garden. Still waiting on the tomatoes......Not much else - thanks wallabies! Mel x

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  3. Sooooo good! Think i might try that beetroot salad looks very yummy. We have zucchinis and tomatoes coming out of our ears at the moment and i'm enjoying trying different ways with them.

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  4. Your photos are so lovely Brenda and am loving these recipes too. It all looks yum! Have a good week x

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  5. I just had dinner (late) but these photos are making me hungry ! Beautiful photos x

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  6. gorgeous photos! i cannot wait for spring here so we can start thinking about garden.... definitely something to look forward to after the winter here.

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  7. Beautiful produce. And what you did with it is delicious. I bet it tasted good too. xx

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