Here is a list of ingredients that I am compiling with their uses, growing tips and example dishes.

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aioliLearn how to make your own creamy aioli.
alfalfaA great addition to any salad or wrap.
aloe veraYou will be surprised where Aloe pops up.
baconWhere on the pig does bacon come from?
basilThe king of herbs!
broth vegetable base
chicken breast
chicken butterflied or halvedThe easiest cut to do from a whole chicken.
chicken crown
chicken frame and bonesSee how I reuse and recover chicken bones.
chicken leg, thigh and drumstickChicken legs are perfect in stocks, soups and curries.
chicken wholePerfect for braising or roasting then sharing.
chicken wing
chili pepper jalapeno
chilii peppersAll about growing and using chilis.
curry leaf tree
gotu kola
hyssopUse this rare herb in your cooking to impoart a pleasant bitterness.
limesHow to grow and use limes.
marinade beef PK #1
marjoramEssential herb and easy to grow.
masala garam by Rick SteinMy go to spice blend for Indian curries.
onion brown (yellow)
onion spring
onion white
pepper blackDid you know pepper is a stone fruit?
pepper greenThese will pop in your mouth.
pepper whiteA grea pepper for southeast asian dishes.
potatoesBoil em, mash em, stick em in a stew!
rabbit wholeA lovely lean meat.
radishSo many varieties and so easy to grow all year.
rice basmatiMy favourite rice.
sageEssential herb and easy to grow.
sake junmaiUse this japanese style rice wine in your stir fries and sauces.
salt tableWhat does salt do?
squidHow to clean and prepare squid hoods.
stock chicken
stock rabbitFull bodied stock with low fat content.
stock vegetable
sugar rawOne of the lesser refined sugars.
tomato pasata
tomato paste
tomato sauce
vietnamese coriander
vinegar apple cider
vinegar rice wine
wine rice japeneseUse this japanese style rice wine in your stir fries and sauces.
worcestershire sauceThis aged dark brown, fermented sauce adds a unique flavour to your meals and cocktails/mocktails.