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Feijoa juice

May 2, 2018 Filed under Extras

I’ve had a juicer for many years now and recently when I was cleaning out my kitchen cupboards, I looked carefully at the juicer wondering whether to keep it or not.  I must have subconsciously thought ‘feijoas’ as really  the only time I use the juicer is in the feijoa season, so I kept it

juicerI always add apple juice – either from fresh apples or bought apple juice, as feijoa juice on its own can be quite bitter

I’ve served feijoa juice at lunches with friends recently and it has been very well received. Read more

Feijoa and ginger jam

May 1, 2018 Filed under Extras

As with every other year, I have a massive crop of feijoas and I’ve bottled them, frozen them and juiced them.  So now I’m into making feijoa jam.  Read more

Seasonal fruit and vegetables – February

February 13, 2011 Filed under Healthy living

Blueberries are expensive but full of flavour and easy for children (and adults!)  to eat.  Note too that frozen blueberries in the shops now are more likely to be NZ grown.

NZ grown stone fruit is in full flight – apricots, peaches and nectarines. Read more

Seasonal fruit and vegetables – January

January 13, 2011 Filed under Healthy living

Berry fruits –strawberries and blue berries are the most common and strawberries are usually quite reasonably priced for several weeks. Raspberries, loganberries etc are around but can be quite expensive.

Citrus – lemons oranges, tangelos Read more

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