Community atmosphere is 'Absolutely Fabulous'

Community atmosphere is 'Absolutely Fabulous'

17-10-2014

The Absolutely Fabulous Food Festival at the #Daylesford Town Hall created a wonderful "community atmoshphere" as hundrends of people came together to celebrate the taste and aroma of fresh food as part of a healthy lifestyle. Love My Salad... Read more

Variety is the spice of life

Variety is the spice of life

15-10-2014

This summer we were at Freya van Dien and her husband Steven on their beautiful small property in central Portugal where we enjoyed the delicious vegetables from their garden.  The country is extremely suitable for growing vegetab... Read more

Experiment with Celeriac!

Experiment with Celeriac!

12-10-2014

I went to a friend’s place for lunch recently, unaware that their veggie garden had been exploding with a knobbly, ivory-coloured root throughout the autumn and winter months. Before that day, I am ashamed to say I had never eaten celeriac. How my ... Read more

Do you have a scarecrow in your garden?

Do you have a scarecrow in your garden?

07-10-2014

Does it actually scare away birds and other curious creatures eager to taste this season’s tomatoes, or does it encourage them to step a little closer?Scarecrows, the so-called ‘guardians of the crops’, have been around for over 3,000 years and... Read more

Go salading with the cabbage family

Go salading with the cabbage family

06-10-2014

In the most traditional Dutch recipes, you'll often find a member of the 'brassica family' such as cabbage, cauliflower or kale as one of the main ingrediënts. Typical Dutch recipes come to mind like 'stamppot' - meaning mashed potatoes mixed with f... Read more

A week of salads

A week of salads

04-10-2014

After a week of small, vibrant, nutrition-packed cups of salad making their way throughout the crowd it seems yet another year of Love My Salad at the Perth Royal Show has come to an end.Thousands turned out throughout the week to watch on as generou... Read more

Affectionately called the stinking rose, garlic is full of goodness

Affectionately called the stinking rose, garlic is full of goodness

02-10-2014

Garlic has numerous therapeutic benefits while having a characteristically pungent odour (great for repelling mosquitos), garlic (bursting with antioxidants) provides your immune system with the boost it needs to keep colds away.Given that antio... Read more

Surrender to the benefits of edible seaweed

Surrender to the benefits of edible seaweed

29-09-2014

In countries like China, Japan, and Korea, seaweed has formed part of the typical diet for centuries. In the last few years, the West has surrendered to the benefits of seaweed, a food of great importance in other countries.There are numerous edible ... Read more

Don’t ruin your salad

Don’t ruin your salad

23-09-2014

One of the things I love about salads is that they are so easy to make. When you compare the effort it takes to make your favourite salad to the enjoyment you get when you eat it, you cannot deny it represents an excellent return on your investment o... Read more

Silent auction celebrates healthy eating in USA

Silent auction celebrates healthy eating in USA

16-09-2014

Love My Salad, supported by Rijk Zwaan USA, was one of the Silent Auction sponsors for the Produce for Better Health Celebrates event held on September 6, 2014.PBH (Produce for Better Health Foundation) is an organization that fosters an environ... Read more

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