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Kohlrabi and Potato Subji is a Punjabi vegetarian dish that makes an excellent vegetable side, but it’s rich and spicy enough to feature as a...

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Kohlrabi and Potato Subji is a Punjabi vegetarian dish that makes an excellent vegetable side, but it’s rich and spicy enough to feature as a main course. It may even improve by cooking it the night before and reheating. We...

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The spicy corn and kohlrabi dish hails from northern India, but steps away from the typical, sauce-heavy curries. The sweetness from the corn is balanced...

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The spicy corn and kohlrabi dish hails from northern India, but steps away from the typical, sauce-heavy curries. The sweetness from the corn is balanced perfectly by the chilies, salt, and lemon juice. It can be made less spicy by...

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The blackened char of tomatillos and peppers adds so much depth of flavour to this classical Mexican salsa. Foodie puritans might achieve this over direct...

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The blackened char of tomatillos and peppers adds so much depth of flavour to this classical Mexican salsa. Foodie puritans might achieve this over direct flame in the traditional manner, but the broiler works just as well. Enjoy this salsa...

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This recipe for Roasted Fingerling Potatoes is the perfect side for fall meals. Russian Banana Fingerling potatoes get planted in early spring – as early...

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This recipe for Roasted Fingerling Potatoes is the perfect side for fall meals. Russian Banana Fingerling potatoes get planted in early spring – as early as April on the coast. This is a slow growing, late season variety, meaning that...

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Happy Chinese New Year! If you’re looking for a simple side dish for your Chinese New Year gathering, this is your ticket. This dish needs...

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Happy Chinese New Year! If you’re looking for a simple side dish for your Chinese New Year gathering, this is your ticket. This dish needs only a few ingredients, yet packs a ton of flavour. If you planted pac choi...

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The elements of this Fennel and Golden Beet Salad really benefit from the use of a mandoline slicer to achieve very thin, even slices. Both...

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The elements of this Fennel and Golden Beet Salad really benefit from the use of a mandoline slicer to achieve very thin, even slices. Both the fennel bulb and beet are sliced this way (on the thinnest setting), but they...

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Pizza Margherita is supposedly the original prototype of all pizzas that followed. Tradition holds that its three simple toppings symbolize the red (tomato sauce), green...

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Pizza Margherita is supposedly the original prototype of all pizzas that followed. Tradition holds that its three simple toppings symbolize the red (tomato sauce), green (basil), and white (mozzerella) of the Italian Flag. It is a pizza constructed with restraint,...

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Roasting garlic transforms it from spicy, sharp, and pungent to sweet and smokey. The garlic loses its hard texture and becomes creamy and smooth. There...

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Roasting garlic transforms it from spicy, sharp, and pungent to sweet and smokey. The garlic loses its hard texture and becomes creamy and smooth. There are lots of ways to achieve this, but our preferred method is this simple roasted...

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Simple Corn Soup: Three little words that really mean what they say in this recipe. This is the perfect summer soup to serve warm and...

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Simple Corn Soup: Three little words that really mean what they say in this recipe. This is the perfect summer soup to serve warm and start a harvest meal. It provides all the joy of buttery rich sweet corn on...

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This Gazpacho Verde recipe makes the perfect introduction to an outdoor meal on a hot summer evening. Served chilled, it is both cooling and refreshing,...

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This Gazpacho Verde recipe makes the perfect introduction to an outdoor meal on a hot summer evening. Served chilled, it is both cooling and refreshing, with a refined flavour that is out of this world. This cold (vegan) soup can...

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This is one of the fastest, easiest salads we know of, but it looks sensational and tastes great. It is easily adapted by switching out...

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This is one of the fastest, easiest salads we know of, but it looks sensational and tastes great. It is easily adapted by switching out one or more ingredient, but the radicchio is essential. We are always amazed by how...

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Soy is a fairly easy plant to grow. A single packet of seeds can produce enough soy beans at the end of the season to...

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Soy is a fairly easy plant to grow. A single packet of seeds can produce enough soy beans at the end of the season to process into several liters of pure home made soy milk. For a short cut, you...

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Does removing the scape from hard-necked garlic really improve the size of the bulb and cloves? That’s the commonly understood wisdom among garlic growers. Whether...

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Does removing the scape from hard-necked garlic really improve the size of the bulb and cloves? That’s the commonly understood wisdom among garlic growers. Whether it is scientifically true or not, garlic scapes are edible and packed with garlic flavour....

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The first two weeks of May is the ideal time window for starting squash seeds (including zucchini and pumpkin) indoors. By starting the seeds indoors,...

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The first two weeks of May is the ideal time window for starting squash seeds (including zucchini and pumpkin) indoors. By starting the seeds indoors, there is less risk of the seedlings being damaged during their most vulnerable early weeks....

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This sharp dressing brings out the essence of aromatic rosemary, and blends it divinely with pungent citrus and garlic that suits nearly any salad. The...

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This sharp dressing brings out the essence of aromatic rosemary, and blends it divinely with pungent citrus and garlic that suits nearly any salad. The recipe below makes enough Rosemary & Lemon Vinaigrette to top around four spring and summer...

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Soya bean sprouts are one of the most common and popular vegetables in Korean cuisine. They are known as kongnamul in Korean, and this salad...

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Soya bean sprouts are one of the most common and popular vegetables in Korean cuisine. They are known as kongnamul in Korean, and this salad is Kongnamul-muchim. Soya bean sprouts are always cooked before eating, which takes away a musty,...

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With the holiday season upon us, we felt that a cookie recipe was in order… This one incorporates coriander seeds – the fruit of the...

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With the holiday season upon us, we felt that a cookie recipe was in order… This one incorporates coriander seeds – the fruit of the cilantro plant. Cilantro is super easy to grow, and really productive for those who want...

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This light dinner salad is perfect for those early fall months when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen. Edamame or baby green soybeans...

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This light dinner salad is perfect for those early fall months when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen. Edamame or baby green soybeans have a mild flavour and offer a great source of protein along with the quinoa....

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Pick red, orange and yellow tomatoes fresh from your garden to create a rainbow of flavour in this colourful tomato and pine nut salad recipe....

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Pick red, orange and yellow tomatoes fresh from your garden to create a rainbow of flavour in this colourful tomato and pine nut salad recipe. Use any combination of interesting tomato varieties to serve up in this tasty salad with...

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Cookbook author Emily Richards loves serving this salad with fresine, a long pasta similar to fettucine. Then, once most of the tomato and cucumber is...

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Cookbook author Emily Richards loves serving this salad with fresine, a long pasta similar to fettucine. Then, once most of the tomato and cucumber is eaten, you can break up the pasta to soak up all the tasty vinegar dressing....

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With the arrival of warm weather comes the barbecue season. Coriander Root Paste is a kind of all purpose barbecue rub or marinade that takes...

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With the arrival of warm weather comes the barbecue season. Coriander Root Paste is a kind of all purpose barbecue rub or marinade that takes its flavours from the southeast Asian cuisines of Thailand and Vietnam. It makes use of...

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A hands down favourite of the West Coast Seeds staff, Sungold Cherry Tomatoes are one of our most popular tomato seeds. The beautiful tangerine-coloured cherry tomatoes...

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A hands down favourite of the West Coast Seeds staff, Sungold Cherry Tomatoes are one of our most popular tomato seeds. The beautiful tangerine-coloured cherry tomatoes have a rich, fruity and unique tropical flavor when left on the vine to ripen. We...

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If you’ve never tried fennel, now is a great time to get acquainted. Although fennel takes more time than arugula to grow, when the two...

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If you’ve never tried fennel, now is a great time to get acquainted. Although fennel takes more time than arugula to grow, when the two meet up in a salad, it’s a wonderful culmination of your garden – spicy, juicy,...

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I love the combination of broccoli and cheddar cheese and for those who agree or to those who want to try a taste new combo,...

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I love the combination of broccoli and cheddar cheese and for those who agree or to those who want to try a taste new combo, give this soup a try. This soup is made in two parts. The first is...

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