Tag: mint

Herb Inspired Jewellery

These particular shiny things are pieces of jewellery inspired by herbs. Don't you just love that??? Anyway, all in the name of finding herbal goodies for my birthday wishlist....erm....latest blog contribution ;) here are a few things I found that really appealed....

Winter Herbs – Planting Guide

Hello Herb Lovers, If you think your herb gardening days slow down now that winter has set in you might be surprised to hear that the cold season is a busy one indeed.     No matter what area and what climate, now is the perfect time to update...

Herbal Holiday – Hong Kong

Herbal holiday part3: Originally I had a number of herbal adventures planned for this part of our journey. We were to spend 5 nights in Hong Kong and this was going to be the fun bit – the non family part of the trip. YAY! The Hong Kong Tourism...

The Non-sauce-y-ness of Mint Sauce

Hello herb lovers   Why is mint sauce called mint sauce? It’s not a sauce, it’s an infused vinegar. I pondered this question as I looked for a suitable recipe online. When we were in the Uk I encountered the fascination of the English with this particular condiment. Since...

A herbal opportunity missed…

Hello herb lovers   I popped over to the Green Flea Community Market in West End with the boys this morning. It has such a great atmosphere, unlike any other market in Brisbane. It’s worth the 30 minute drive for us just to soak it all up, oh and...

Herbal Ups and Downs

Hello herb lovers I have been really slack taking this long to post again. But here I am and it’ll be a long one.   This morning I went out to the Brisbane Produce Markets to buy a large amount of pomegranates. Last year I made my first attempt...