Tag Archives: mint

Herb shopping at the Markets

Herb shopping at the Markets

Some of you, especially those from the Northern Hemisphere, may be a bit amused at what I brought home. My basket was full of basil, mint, English spinach, dandelion greens, fat hen, cobblers pegs, ribwort plantain and marhsmallow.

Herb Inspired Jewellery

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

Cooking with Herbs – Thai Cuisine

The fresh and healthy taste of Thai food prompted me to write about the health giving properties of the herbs used in this popular cuisine. Authentic Thai cookery relies on five essential tastes - sweet, sour, hot, salty and bitter.

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

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

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

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

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

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