Basil Pesto

Pesto is an incredibly versatile thing to have in your kitchen.  It is perfect for the busy household when you need a quick meal, and in my experience, kids love it as much as adults do. And if you’re keen to make Pesto from scratch and love the idea of gardening, basil is possibly one…

Our Good Friday Feast….

It’s Good Friday, and that means fish….. I’m not quite sure of the traditions to be honest, but I’m quite happy to follow this one given that I love fish and I have time to prepare this lovely treat.  The zucchini and corn fritters are something I”ve made previously.  The only thing I’ve done differently…

Basil Pesto

I think I saw the largest basil plant that I have ever seen in my life on the weekend.  We were visiting family, at our old residence from last year, and I couldn’t believe my eyes at what has happened in our old herb garden.  Talk about proof of what love and care can do…

Italian Flavoured Scone Loaf

Well its Sunday night and I’ve been attempting interspersed my recovery with washing and processing about 3 shopping bags full of basil plucked from a family garden.  It’s not easy work, but the reward of this yummy herb sure make it worth while.    The thing is, it’s now time to attempt to make something for…