Harvest box #9

  • We need to make the most of the last tomatoes of the season. Wash your mixed salad leaves and tomatoes, chopped the chives and enjoy your fresh salad.
  • With this cold weather, what’s best than a soup? Root vegetables soup with some herbs on top is all you need. Use the leeks, potatoes, other vegetables roots (carrot or beetroot)
  • Use your fennel fronds in salad or in infused oil! If you like the flavour, treat yourself with a tea as well.
  • If you want to use your courgette other than for a soup, bake a courgette cake!
  • Lavender can be used for so many things: pot pourri, infused oil, scented sachet… But you can also, use them in baking like for this lemon and lavender loaf cake.
  • Use your courgette and beans (finely chopped) to make an Egyptian courgette stew with dukkah.
  • The wild strawberry has been potted by one of our volunteers, Sue! Thank you! Here are some instructions on how to take care of it. By the same time next year, you’ll have plenty more plants!
  • Grapes from Dundee, eh! That’s cool !! You can also use the leaves to make Dolmas (Stuffed grape leaves)
  • Nasturtium, Calendula, Cornflower and Alyssum are your edible flowers of the week
  • Here are 45 pear recipe ideas you can chose from! Yes 45 recipes!

Published by Nadegegrows

Garden Assistant/Tend and Share project worker

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