Tonight we are having a special dinner of homemade gnocchi with puttanesca sauce (recipe link in profile). It is inspired by recipes on @foodnetworkaustralia ‘s new show Born To Cook: Jack Stein Down Under. Good humoured chef Jack Stein oozes oodles of Brit charm and a passion for food just like his dad Rick Stein. And Rick himself makes an appearance every now and then! I am loving this show as it takes you through the glorious food mecca of South Western Australia’s Margaret River region…
Fig trees are great for urban gardeners. They do well in containers, making them a productive fruit tree that can provide a harvest in small spaces. Garden ~ prepping ~ homestead ~ grow your own ~ seeds ~ fruit ~ orchard
Celeste is a small variety good for container growing north of zone 7 - Growing your own figs is an easy way to start into home fruit production. Add these simple tips to an easy-to-grow crop and you're setup for success.
I love figs, and I LOVE figs around the holiday season. The fruit itself is amazing to eat fresh, but canning them gives you the ability to enjoy them all year; especially when you are preserving bourbon figs!