Seasonal Cooking | EARLY SPRING – Recipes Not to Be Missed for Relaxed Spring Living

Enjoy these highlights from our Early Spring recipe collection. The weather begins its transition this month, and like all change, is a little chaotic and changeable. Windy, stormy at times, and the Spring rains begin. Warm days interject the cooler ones, and while warming foods are still needed, they get lighter and lighter. We look forward to Summer.

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Seasonal Cooking | Hints, Tips and Info for EARLY SPRING

Our minds and hands turn to stocking up for our Warmer Weather cooking

 

As we move out of our dark winter kitchens we begin to stock up for our essentials for warmer, lighter weather cooking.

Enjoy our Helpful Hint Inspiration for Early Spring. You can also browse Soup Recipes for Early Spring; Salads, Dips, Dressings, BBQs and Vegetables; Indian Deliciousness; Goodies, Grains, Lentils, Preserves and More; Drinks and Sweets; and Helpful Hints for Early Spring. (Some of these will be published over the next few days.)

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Seasonal Cooking | Sweet Things and Drinks for EARLY SPRING

Sweetness brings comfort in Early Spring fickle weather

Sweet things comfort us during this move from wintery weather to spring warmth and spring rains.

Enjoy our Sweet and Liquid Inspiration for Early Spring. You can also browse Soup Recipes for Early Spring; Salads, Dips, Dressings, BBQs and Vegetables; Indian Deliciousness; Goodies, Grains, Lentils, Preserves and More; Drinks and Sweets; and Helpful Hints for Early Spring. (Some of these will be published over the next few days.)

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Seasonal Cooking | Goodies, Grains, Lentils, Preserves, and More for EARLY SPRING Revitalisation

Grains and other Goodies still feature well into Spring

Early Spring is such a transitional season as we let go of heavier dishes and move to lighter dishes. Grains and Lentils still feature as they are the perfect transitional food. We finish off making preserves with winter stock, and move into using the spoils of Spring.

Enjoy our Preserves, Grains, Lentils and More Inspiration for Early Spring. You can also browse Soup Recipes for Early Spring; Salads, Dips, Dressings, BBQs and Vegetables; Indian Deliciousness; Goodies, Grains, Lentils, Preserves and More; Drinks and Sweets; and Helpful Hints for Early Spring. (Some of these will be published over the next few days.)

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Seasonal Cooking | Soups for EARLY SPRING

How we still cling to Soups in Early Spring to help us through those cold, windy Spring days.

Soups help that transition from Winter to Spring, and nourish us on the wintery days of fickle Spring.

Enjoy our transitional Soups for Early Spring.

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Seasonal Cooking | Salads, Vegetables, Dips, Dressings and BBQs for EARLY SPRING

Vegetables carry us from Deep Winter to Transitional Spring

At last, a variety of fresh greens are available. How important it is in Early Spring to increase the intake and variety of fruit and vegetables. Try some bitter greens too.

Enjoy our Salad and Vegetable Inspiration for Early Spring.

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Seasonal Cooking | Indian Deliciousness for EARLY SPRING

From the depths of Winter into the fickle Early Spring with Spices, Vegetables and Lentils

Oh the spiciness of Indian food – it has seen us through winter, and now is bringing us into the fickle weather of Early Spring. Enjoy these wonderful dishes from the sub continent. They will put a zing in this changeable weather.

Enjoy our Indian Cuisine Inspiration for Early Spring.

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Seasonal Cooking | Spring: The Joy of Asparagus

Get your asparagus on this Spring.

Spring Asparagus is in a class of its own. Fresh, gentle, spring green and tender stalks – for me, so evocative of hot steamy days and the typical Australian BBQ with a large plate of char grilled asparagus stalks with lemon and sea salt.

I have been baking it lately, wrapping it in foil with butter, lemon juice and sea salt, or with some white wine, butter and sea salt. Popped in an oven for 15 or 20 minutes and the resulting tender and flavoured asparagus is meltingly tender. Asparagus and butter is a perfect match determined by some golden deity many eons ago.

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Seasonal Cooking | Spring into Salads

There is nothing better in Spring than sharing a salad – or two.

It is so exciting to have Spring appear, creeping around the corner as she does, not really making her presence felt, just a little warmer, a little sunnier day by day. Capricious too, bringing thunderstorms and hail one moment and radiant sunshine the next.

Today, in all her glory, Spring served up a magnificent day. The afternoon was spent with friends eating and communing, enjoying her magnificence under sprouting grapevines, tiny tomato plants in just a tad too early, herbs flourishing.

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