Te Mata Figs

tematafigs.co.nz   On a summer day my friend and I took a trip out to Havelock North to visit Te Mata Figs on Napier Road.  Fresh figs are difficult to find in this country, so earlier in the year my friend and I bought a fig tree. Our Brunoro Black fig has now sprouted up […]

Edamame Beans, (and how to cook them in pods)

I bought these plants at the Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market in late October. I was thrilled to find them as I had been wanting to try growing them for sometime, but hadn’t been able to get them anywhere. http://www.hawkesbayfarmersmarket.co.nz/ In a previous blog “Spring Farmers’ Market” I mentioned buying the Edamame bean plants and the […]