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Grow your own herbs

Green goddess Lynda Hallinan shares with us her top tips for growing your own herb garden. Linda has the most amazing vegetable garden that...

Look after those homegrown tomatoes

Thanks to Jane at NZ Gardener, here are some top tomato tips to look after that much-cherished homegrown patch of veges over summer. 1. Provide...
Kids playdough recipe fresh ideas

Silky Playdough

There are a couple of kids playdough recipes here on the Fresh In The Kitchen website, but this one is the best! The playdough...
Prunes in Tamarillo and Chocolate Sauce fresh ideas

Late July gardening goodness

Here's all the advice you need to tackle things mid-winter in your home vege patch. And included is a divine Jan Bilton Tamarillo recipe...

Fresh FYI: Cool Cucumbers

Which vege can? The cucumber can. What a little gem the cucumber is. I will certainly be planting these in the vege garden as soon...
Blue cod with Karengo Salsa Fresh recipes healthy food ideas

Fresh FYI: Blue Cod

A superbly cooked piece of white fish is simply delicious, especially when it's a piece of mild, succulent and sweet blue cod. Blue cod's delicate...

Fresh FYI: Agave Syrup

What is Agave Syrup? When you hear the word Agave, you might think of a large, pointy leafed garden succulent. Or if you like to...

Easy Slow Cooker Scrolls

Easy Slow Cooker Scrolls A lovely slow cooker scrolls recipe from my friend Hannah. Great ideas here for both sweet and savoury versions that you can make. Who'd...

Fresh FYI: Biltong

What is biltong? Where is it from and why am I hearing so much about this cured meat lately? Well South African New Zealanders...

Fresh FYI: Mirin

What is mirin? To put it simply, mirin is a sweet rice wine sauce. It is made from rice, water and koji (aspergillus oryzae) which...