As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, the garden slows and goes to sleep. However, in our quest to provide food year round, we still have some hardy souls powering through the parameters of their capacity.
Purple and Green Curly Kale
Great sauteed, however, if you google this amazing vegetable, the options and recipes are endless. Make sure you sautee the thicker stalks before you add the greens. Otherwise you end up cooking the leaves for too long until the stalks are tender.
Classified as a Herb, it adds a refreshing flavour to many dishes. Shave the bulb and use in salads together with the greens. Or sautee together with onions and add it as a layer to your grilled cheese sandwich.
We hope you enjoyed our blog on some of the plants to grow and eat in the earlier and later months of the year in the Lower Mainland, BC.
Til next time.
Nadja, Marcel & Lily.