If you need to avoid gluten, eggs or dairy, or if you simply have taro available, then this is such a simple recipe and produces soft pillows of gnocchi-ness, the perfect canvas for your favourite pasta sauce.
cooked taro 'gnocchi'
This recipe works best with a large taro corm as that allows for a greater number [...]
Celery seed is well known for its beneficial effects on gout and arthritis, both of which are tendencies in our family.
I love the intense celery flavour of celery seed – the seed not of the common garden celery but of a wild cousin, Apium graveolens. So it is both a culinary pleasure and a preventative [...]
Brazilian spinach (Alternanthera Sissoo)
I’ve just had an enquiry from Meg in Babinda about where to get Brazilian spinach. This is one green I included in tropical cuisine: cooking in clare’s kitchen knowing that it is not easy to source commercially. I decided to include it though as it is SO easy to grow at [...]
It occurred to me that it might be helpful to other tropical home kitchen gardeners and cooks to share some of the great online resources thatÂ I tap into when researching ingredients, so here is a start to some of the sites I visit:
Home page for the Purdue University New Crop website which has an enormous [...]