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Recipe: Herb Vinegar

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 28/10/2018

Ingredients • 1 garlic clove, peeled, optional • 300 – 320 grams fresh oregano, basil or tarragon sprigs • 1-1/4 cups white vinegar or white wine vinegar Directions • If desired, cut garlic in half and skewer with a toothpick. • Place in a glass jar or bottle. • Add your herb of choice (oregano, basil or tarragon). Set aside. • In a small saucepan, bring vinegar to a simmer (do not boil). • Carefully pour into containers. Let cool to room temperature. • Remove garlic after 24 hours. Cover and store in a cool, dry place for up to…

Recipe: Pumpkin Crème Brûlée (Jack-be-Little Pumpkins)

Relevance: 90%      Posted on: 28/10/2018

Ingredients • 2 Cups Heavy Cream • ¼ Cup Sugar (additional sugar will be needed for caramelizing) • ¼ Cup Brown Sugar • 8 Large Egg Yolks • 1 Cup Canned 100% Pure Pumpkin • ½ Teaspoon Vanilla • ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon Method: • Preheat oven to 180 deg. (Celsius) • Cut tops off each pumpkin and save for presentation. • Scrape out the seeds and fibres from pumpkins. • Place pumpkins on a baking sheet, cut sides up, and roast, uncovered, for 20 minutes. • Remove from oven and let cool. • In saucepan, combine cream and sugars, stir…

Corn Dakota Black Popcorn (Maize)

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 12/11/2017

Zea mays This is a seriously tasty popcorn. As with the Strawberry popcorn, this is a superb gourmet popcorn. Small cobs 10-12cm long, but perfectly proportioned, with deep blue\black kernels, about15 rows per cob. The plants are not tall and should not grow much above the average hip-height. Dakota Black is very easy to grow and has above average pest resistance, a great idea for children’s gardens. It is also referred to as Dakota Black Pop. Approx. 80 seeds

Recipe: Rejuvelac – a natural probiotic.

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 08/11/2018

If you don’t know what Rejuvelac is, you would be in good company. I did not know either! Simply put, Rejuvelac is grain water. It is made by sprouting grain and soaking the sprouted grain in water. It is very nutritious and beneficial to your digestive system. Known as a natural and healthy probiotic, it is also packed with vitamins B, K and E, proteins and enzymes. An added benefit is that it can be consumed by people who are sensitive to yeast. You can use any grain, but a soft grain seems to work best. You can use: •…

Corn Glass Gem (Maize

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 12/11/2017

Zea mays Its uses ranges from popcorn, to grinding it into a meal, roasting it on the braai or just decoration. A must have! Approx. 80 seeds

Homeschool Heirloom Gardeners Winter Challenge 2018

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 28/08/2018

Winter Challenge 2018 – it was a challenge indeed! Winter is a time when things slow down. This season is usually seen as a time of preparation for spring and summer. Homeschoolers, however, are a different breed. They are used to doing things differently – to think outside the box. As a matter of fact, they will only use the box if it serves a practical purpose and enable them to learn and grow! It is therefore not surprising that they jumped at the chance to take on the Winter Challenge put to them by Durandt’s Heirloom Seeds. They were…

Lettuce Little Gem

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 02/04/2018

(Lactuca sativa) Known as Sucrine in France, Little Gem is truly a gem, both in the garden and in your kitchen. Sold by European Grocers as a speciality lettuce, these small, sweet, compact heads are perfect for the home gardeners. Suitable for Commercial Production. Approx. 100 seeds

Squash Rolet Gem

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 17/11/2017

(Cucurbita pepo) One of the top 3 South African heirloom varieties. This humble little squash is a huge hit in Europe and especially Germany where they are so expensive that they are only offered in high class restaurants. If you grow your own, be prepared to never want to subject yourself to the torture of tasteless, colourless, store-bought, hybrid Gems again. Approx. 10 seeds