Seasonal recipes from the pages of New Zealand Gardener.
Tangy Fruits - April 2011
Sally Cameron shares her favourite preserve and dessert recipes for feijoas. Recipes: Feijoa and walnut bread puddings with vanilla; Feijoa and saffron rice pudding; Feijoa and caramel cheesecake; Feijoa pancakes; Feijoa conserve; Feijoa paste.
From the Ground Up - May 2011
Alison Worth has recipe ideas for kumara and Maori potatoes. Recipes: Urenika salad; Kumara wedges with homemade aioli; Roasted kumara with chilli, lime & feta; Kumara & bacon soup; Kowiniwini with kawakawa & orange; Sweet potato pie.
Citrus Punch - June 2011
Alison Worth puts the squeeze on citrus to create a deliciously zesty range of recipes. Recipes: Citrus honey fool; Orange almond tart; Lime & yoghurt loaf; Oranges with brandy caramel; Orange soup; Lemon & ginger roasted chicken; Orange & grapefruit salad.
Parsnips - July 2011
Alison Worth believes this sweet, creamy root vegetable is the pick of the winter crops. Recipes: Parsnip, orange & almond muffins; Roasted parsnips; Parsnip & apple soup; Baked parsnip, leek & carrots; Spiced parsnip fruit cake; Parsnip & cinnamon souffles; Chocolate parsnip pudding.
Comfort Food - August 2011
Use up homemade jam and bottled fruit with these winter dessert recipes. Recipes: Apricot & custard tart; Jam turnovers; Plum pies; Marmalade meringue tarts; Apple bread & butter pudding; Rhubarb creme brulee; Blackberry & nectarine cobbler; Rice pudding with cherries.
Spring has Sprung - September 2011
Alison Worth shares her recipes for fresh peas and new season asparagus. Recipes: Crostini with asparagus & pea puree; Apple & pea salad; Asparagus terrine; Pea soup; Pea, mint & cream cheese dip; Pea & asparagus risotto; Ravioli in pea sauce with Parmesan.
Broad Beans - October 2011
Don't say you dislike broad beans until you've tried these recipes. Recipes: Broad bean & lentil salad; Broad beans on toast; Linguine with broad beans, bacon & mint; Pita bread & broad bean falafel; Broad bean & artichoke soup; Ham hock with chorizo & broad beans
Blueberries - November 2011
Alison Worth shares her recipes for versatile blueberries. Recipes: Blueberry crumble; Blueberry ice cream; Fresh blueberry tart; Blueberry jam; Blueberry salad dressing; Lamb rack with blueberry sauce & creamy polenta; Blueberry banana nut bread
Cherries - December 2011
If there's anything better than a cherry on top, it's a pie jam-packed with them. Recipes: Sweet cherry pie; Cherry & chocolate brioche; Cherry mascarpone trifle; Sour cherry compote; Cherry brandy; Cherry chocolate cookies; Rocky road; Spiced cherry coulis