Tag: herbs

Springtime: Strawberry Sponge Cake

Springtime: Strawberry Sponge Cake

Spring is just so amazing. Everything is really green, the days are wonderfully warm and finally new, amazingly fresh produce arrive at the markets. It seems like nature wants to burst. Everywhere you can hear humming, the bees buzzin’ in the tree, to make some…

An Italian Classic: Pesto alla Genovese

An Italian Classic: Pesto alla Genovese

I gave away a complete basil bush on Saturday. I took a pair of scissors, cut off the plant, and handed the bush to my friend. This way I could make sure that my babies, whom I took care of for so long, would be…

Grow your own herbs: herb-dwarfs

Grow your own herbs: herb-dwarfs

I want to prove something to myself this year. I’ve always thought I have no talent when it comes to plants. After intensive consultation with passionate gardeners, this is over. According to the experts, failures are part of the business. This year, I am starting…