Urban Locavore in 2014

The beginning of a new year offers the chance to reflect on successes and failures and plot a new course for the year ahead. At Urban Locavore, I have been reflecting on the past two years and have come to the decision that changes are needed if I hope to take Urban Locavore from a […]

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Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons Third Pillar olive oil 1 large leek, white part only, thinly sliced 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (400g) can diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 potato, peeled and chopped into small pieces 1 carrot, peeled and chopped into small pieces 1 zucchini, chopped […]

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Pea, Potato and Leek Soup

Ingredients 2 large leeks, white part only, thinly sliced 50g butter 1 white onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1.5 litres water 6 teaspoons of Foragers Organic Vegetable Stock Concentrate 2 large potatoes, peeled and chopped into small cubes 1 ½ cups of frozen peas salt and freshly ground white pepper thickened cream […]

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Five Surprising Uses for Lemons

Clean the House Dip a halved lemon in salt for gentle abrasive power, then scour brass, copper, or stainless-steel pots, pans, and sinks. Rub a cut lemon without salt on aluminium to brighten it. Deodorise the Fridge Soak a sponge or cotton ball with lemon juice and place in the fridge to draw out bad […]

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Shakshouka

Autumn Eggs Recipe by Jan Harwood of Margaret River Free Range Eggs. Often referred to as a ‘Northern African’ dish, the Israelis’ claims this as their own. Not wanting to escalate Middle East tension I have just called this Autumn Eggs. The biggest difference with the Israel version is that the egg whites are slowly […]

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