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    Vickie
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    my girls eat the whole lot, im going to have to keep a hidden stash to make a cheesecake 😉

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    #515294
    Jeanie
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    Yummy berries :tup:

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    #515295
    donkeynomad
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    Today I picked raspberries, mixed colour carrots – in the freezer now, strawberries, red onions and white beetroot – also in the freezer, as well as a few mixed veg. I love this time of the year when so many fruits and veg are ready.

    Tomorrow is the turn of cherry plums, apricots, cucumber and cabbage. Will be starting to hand pollinate my 40 varieties of melons in the next few weeks. That is a job and a half.

    #515296
    just trying
    Member

    Fresh mint, parsley and radish for my ham & salad lunch. MMMMmmmm

    #515297
    Steve
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    I’ve been picking corn for the last couple of weeks as we need it, but the remaining cobs are starting to get too old and will soon go to waste. Also my next lot of corn is just forming cobs. So today I picked the remaining 27 cobs.

    and I then turned them into this (4.4kg of kernels) ready for the freezer.

    #515298
    froot_loopz
    Member

    good job steve

    Ive picked heaps of tomatoes today

    #515299
    kerrieb
    Member

    lettuce, chives, radishes, eggs and 1 strawberry. More than a bit envious of most of you as I put my garden i late this year and and 1 month behind where I should be.

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    Forest Raven
    Member

    Envious of all of you who start gardens way earlier, and get produce earlier and for longer!

    We’re just starting to come into ours now. Today we harvested one potato plant, some peas and a good bowl of raspberries. Potato and peas were delish in a green curry with vietnamese mint (from a neighbour) through the rice. Now for the raspberries with ice cream! 😛

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    karyn26
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    Yesterday I picked 2 buckets of plums for us and 1 for the chooks off the ground.

    Have been making jams from different recipes and plum relish.

    There are still more to be picked but I’m over plums ATM

    #515302
    Iduna
    Member

    Parsnips, silverbeet, a couple of berries, a couple of tomatoes (only good for the chickens) and onion. I have enough onion that I’m thinking about making a small batch of onion relish, oh and zucchini. My garden went in very late this year.

    #515303
    Jinja
    Member

    We got our first ever crop of coffee off our one Arabica bush and once husked have ended up with 2.3kgs of wet beans :jawdrop: We planted the bush about 2.5 years ago I guess and last year there was probably about a third of what we got last year and we actually forgot to pick them in time :blush: Still got a lot to do to process them according to the instructions we have but looking forward to our first home grown cup. Have attached a couple of photos, hopefully I haven’t made them too small.

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    #515304
    busylizzie
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    Well done Jinja, :clap: pretty exciting stuff doing your own coffee. Would love to hear how you go with it.

    A little tip, when you add your photos press the insert button as well that brings the pics up on the page instead of us having to click on them. 🙂

    #515305
    Forest Raven
    Member

    Who would have thought coffee was so light when fresh! Amazing Jinja! Can you taste it as is, or is it poisonous?

    I harvested peas today (891g in pods = 286g shelled, just under two cups). Ate most in dinner (lentils, rice and spice, with pappadums). And raspberries of course. Processing a heap into ‘raspberry sherbet’ (basically a sorbet) at the moment. Yum!

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    Jinja
    Member

    Thanks BL, I’ve been looking for something to say how to insert a pic but could only see the file attach bit, will try again when I next have something. What’s the button look like? I’m obviously blind.

    Re the taste of the beans Forest Raven, the fruit tastes a bit like a sweet cherry , been wondering if they are good for anything, muffins? Or DH thought of brewing it into something. We’ll investigate for next years crop. The bean is covered in a thin gelatinous film when it pops out and we’re soaking them before removing it, they call it fermenting the beans. At the moment no taste whatsoever, bit like biting into a nut shell.

    #515307
    kerrieb
    Member

    Forest Raven post=332711 wrote:

    And raspberries of course. Processing a heap into ‘raspberry sherbet’ (basically a sorbet) at the moment. Yum!

    Oh I’ll tell my friend to try this she’s running out of ideas to make with hers. It will be a bonus as one of her kids is allergic to dairy.

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