This hardy green is a must for a tropical food garden. I have written about it before here and here.
Brazilian spinach survives neglect quite well but will reward you if given partial shade, regular water, good soil and a fortnightly spray of diluted seaweed solution. When treated well it puts out large, rounded green [...]
I’ve posted this originally here, when I cooked it with jobfish, a lesser known but great fish for matching with strong flavours. This recipe is also great with other oilier fish – so think mackerel or sea mullet as well.
If you don’t have access to rice paddy herb, I’d suggest using a mixture of fresh [...]
1 tablespoon rice bran oil
1 tsp fennel seeds, ground
1 tsp dried turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1 1/4 tbsp finely chopped ginger (about 3-4cm knob)
2 bay leaves
1 dried chilli
1/8 – 1/4 tsp asafoetida
1 1/2 cups pinto (or borlotti) beans, quick or long soak
water as needed
2 x 400ml crushed tomato, added once soft
salt to taste (about 1/2 [...]