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Stocking up on Vegetables

Avoid plastic bags Remove vegetables from plastic wrappings before you store them. They will sweat and go soggy if they can’t breathe. Onions A vegetable basket or wire rack is the best place to store onions. Place it in a … Continue reading

29. October 2013 by admin
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Tips for Storing Fruit and Vegetables

 Soft fruit Leave currants on the stem and berries – strawberries, raspberries and loganberries, for example – unhulled. Store the fruit in a colander in the fridge, then remove the hulls or stems just before serving. Too many apples? Wrap … Continue reading

28. October 2013 by admin
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How to Prepare Different Vegetables

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Skinning green and red peppers Place them directly on the shelf of an oven preheated to 180°C (350°F/Gas Mark 4) for about 20-25 minutes, when the skin should be blistered and cracked. Or scorch the peppers under a hot grill, … Continue reading

22. October 2013 by admin
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Cooking Vegetables with Variety

Beetroot Baked fresh beetroots taste just even better than boiled ones, and lose less of their colour and nutrients. Wash the beetroots thoroughly, leaving on the ends. Then wrap several together in a large piece of foil. Bake at 200°C … Continue reading

17. October 2013 by admin
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Tips for Storing Fruit and Vegetables

  Soft fruit Leave currants on the stem and berries – strawberries, raspberries and loganberries, for example – unhulled. Store the fruit in a colander in the fridge, then remove the hulls or stems just before serving. Too many apples? … Continue reading

02. September 2013 by admin
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Farm Crops: Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables

From modest origins in the suburban market garden, fruit and vegetable crops have moved into the big field and today are the subject of a highly capitalised industry. However, market gardens and pick-your-own farms make a good living as well. … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by admin
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Problems Affecting Green Vegetables

Bolting Lettuces produce tall, flower-bearing stems and fail to heart-up. This happens especially in hot weather. Avoid late transplanting and overcrowding. Keep lettuces well-watered, especially at the seedling stage. Foot rot A fungal disease affecting peas and beans, causing discoloration … Continue reading

22. July 2011 by admin
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