Preserving

Author: The Seed Collection   Date Posted: 14 January 2019

Unfortunately Tomato harvests don’t last forever, but you can still enjoy the rewards of a tomato glut throughout the rest of the year. Preserving tomatoes is easy and fulfilling, and this article gives detailed instructions on the best ways to do it.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 14 November 2018

Many techniques can be used to preserve your herb harvest for year-round use, but the ice cube method is perhaps the quickest & easiest. This article explains what makes it such a useful technique, which herbs it suits best, & how to do it successfully.


Author: Bill B.   Date Posted: 31 January 2018

Drying chillies lets them be kept for months or even years, while also intensifying their heat and flavour as a welcome side effect. Here are three straightforward methods of doing this: air drying, oven drying, and using them to make chilli salt.


Author: Colleen Keenan   Date Posted: 17 May 2016

Harvesting your herbs and preserving them for winter cooking is a great way to liven up our casseroles and roasts with the reminder of summer.


Author: Gregg Jacobson   Date Posted: 5 April 2016

A guide on how bottle your own beetroot at home. It takes you through the entire process step by step in great detail. It is perfect for beginners who want to try bottling their own beetroot for the first time.

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