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Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in Chervil, Chives, Cooking recipe, Peas | 0 comments

Chervil, pea and feta quiche

Chervil, pea and feta quiche Ingredients: *4 large eggs *1.5 cups of cream *1/2 tsp. salt *3 tbsp. roughly chopped fresh chervil *1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh chives *1-2 sheets ready-made shortcrust pastry *1 cup fresh shelled peas *4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled *1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese Directions: 1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and cream; season with salt and stir in the herbs. 2) Lightly oil a 5×13 rectangular pan or a 9inch round pan. Gently place pastry into the pan, using 2 sheets if required. Mould the pastry into the sides and trim any excess. 3) Sprinkle the top of the pastry with peas and feta. Pour over the egg and herb mixture and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. 4) Place the quiche on the bottom shelf in the oven, cook for 30-35 minutes or until the quiche is set. Enjoy! This recipe was found in: Reader’s Digest, The Complete Illustrated Book of Herbs, pg. 356...

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Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in Chives, Garlic, Onion, Vegetables | 0 comments

Garlic, Chives, Onions

Garlic, Chives, Onions

Name: *Garlic (Allium sativum) *Garlic Chives (Allium odorum) *Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) *Onion (Allium cepa) Description: *the Allium family are a pungent, tasty product from the garden *garlic is an insect repellant and also neutralizes the poisons of bites and stings Parts Used: *leaves, bulbs, flowers, use them fresh Position: *all Alliums like well-tilled weedless soil, good drainage, and a sunny position Propagation: *plant onions by seed *plant chives by seed *propagate garlic by planting cloves vertically with top covered by 2.5 centimeters of soil Maintenance: *weed well, especially in early growth stages *do not over winter *garlic is vulnerable to nematode (eel worm) attack. To clear soil of nematodes, plant a crop of dwarf orange marigolds (Tagetes patula) beforehand Harvesting: *use fresh *when they are finished growing, the tops of both onion and garlic wither and fall over. On a sunny day, pull the bulbs of these plants and leave them for a few days to dry out. Store in a dry, well ventilated place *to prevent browning, avoid...

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