December 13th, 2008 | Gardens, Photo Galleries, backyard, BC, beans, corn, edible, garden, micro-farming, security, Sustainable, tomato, urban, Vancouver
Not only are the gardens of Vancouver BC filled with an assortment of absolutely delicious edible fruits, vegetables and herbs but the micro-farmers are generous and friendly. This fig fresh off the tree was the most juicy I have ever had.
Another happy old Chinese farmer gave me a couple of chokos from his harvest, one of them sprouted and it is now growing eagerly up the wall in my bedroom.
The gardeners of Vancouver are also avid composters and many of them have arranged nice environments around their compost barrel, many growing mint and other fresh smelling herbs.
June 18th, 2007
This is delicious alone, with Toasted Sesame Buckwheat or with rice. serves 4 Soak a bag of dried chickpeas until they are nearly sprouting. This may be 3 days in cold weather, or overnight in warm. Rinse the beans often while they are soaking. You can also add whey to the soaking liquid. Thi ...
June 18th, 2007
These beans are to die for when served with fried plantains and sour cream. This recipe makes enough to last two people 2-3 days and the taste improves with time. 1 bag of dry black beans soaked overnight or longer. Rinse the beans whenever you think of it and cover with fresh water. You can ...
May 24th, 2007
Lightly steamed homegrown green beans are delicious with cream cheese and balachaung Serves 2-4 500g (1 lb) green beans
¼ c homemade cream cheese
¼ c peanut balachaung
½ lime's juice
salt to taste Method:
Blanch green beans and drain. While hot add the cream cheese and toss until ...