Tag: Radishes

Spring Salads

A Springtime Salad

We were entertaining visitors from back east and I thought, considering the arrival of so many local goodies in the market, that our guests should be treated to our very own “locavore” dinner. I created this salad (luckily I had little gem lettuce, Italian parsley and arugula growing in the garden), to accompany a barbecued […]

Kitchen Sink, Spring Possibilities

A Gardener’s Hope

Or, maybe it should be “a hope and a prayer”… The radish seeds I planted are up as of yesterday! I’ve been thinking about the planting of seeds lately. It seems to me that gardeners are people whose glasses are half full and they are people full of hope for the future. Year in, year […]

Kitchen Sink, Spring Possibilities

The Arrival of Spring

Counting the days until the spring season begins providing us with amazing goodies to enjoy. Hands up if you are as tired of squash as we are!   Spotted at the Nat Bailey Winter Market little French Breakfast radishes at Sole Food. Fergus Henderson, of St. John’s restaurants in London, England uses the whole thing, leaves and all. May […]

Spring Appetizers

A Simple Radish Appetizer

Whenever I think radishes I think Spring is here! Slices of baguette Softened butter Worchestershire & Tabasco, you can substitute some anchovies if you like them. Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper New radishes such as French breakfast, sliced  – save the small young leaves & add to a salad Snipped chives   Combine […]

Kitchen Sink, Spring Possibilities

Spring Then and Now

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May/and summer’s lease hath all to short a date.” -Shakespeare, sonnet 18. Spring meant lots of  things when I was a little girl. Easter school holidays  (hey, it was the 1950’s), were high on my list as I was not too keen on going to school! Then there was […]