Monthly Archives: August 2012

28 août: Aide et visite au Jardin à Saint-Eugène

Bonjour à tous, Alain est un jardinier avec les jardins collectifs de Verdun depuis au moins quatre ans. Il jardine toujours au Jardin Dessert, situé derrière les serres municipales, désormais un jardin collectif autonome. Cette année, il a décidé de … Continue reading

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Brine + spice

Last week’s market surplus left us with a bunch of green beans, carrots, and celery. The Food Transformers tackled them all with spices and brine to create a slew of pickles. Below are a few photo highlights from the workshop. … Continue reading

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green

Last week the Food Transformers workshop involved four different recipes, which just happened to represent the first four colours of the rainbow. Red: pickled beets Orange: spicy pureed carrot soup Yellow: lime + ginger marmalade Green: green onion + cucumber … Continue reading

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Basil…Pesto!

There’s the old adage “when life gives you lemons make lemonade”. But what do you do when life gives you basil?  And not just a little bit of basil, but basil galore? You make pesto, of course! And lots of … Continue reading

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More Recipes from the Transformer Kitchen

By request, here are a few of the recipes we made at this week’s Food Transformers workshop! This week, we focused on making produce-based quick breads and desserts.   Banana Muffins Based on this recipe. 3-4 bananas 1/3 cup unsalted … Continue reading

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