It's been raining heavily in Saint Lucia, and basil tea is comforting and of course healthy; although I do enjoy all types of tea and it's a norm to have cocoa tea on rainy days, I opted for homegrown basil this week. Fresh basil is known to be full of anti-oxidants, anti-bacterial properties, and Vitamin K. The plant’s leaves are the main component of the flavorful pesto sauce and are used fresh in salads, sandwiches, and many other recipes.
Drying Basil: Drying basil
Okra has become my absolute favorite vegetables, one of my meat substitutes. Okra is versatile; apart from boiling, frying, baking, grilling you can pickle, ferment, and dehydrate it. Boiling okra tip: The secret to tender boiled okra is to drop the pods into a pot of boiling water and cook on high heat for a short time. Okra is a healthy, low-calorie vegetable and while there are many ways to prepare it, boiling okra is one of the simplest. Okra can get slimy and mushy if y
Hello, welcome back! It is indeed an enjoyable journey at Garden Chit Chat. A small family garden which brings lots of joy. We have complied some photos and videos from inception. Educational, interactive garden tours. We look forward to more tours in the future. Garden Chit Chat is still under construction; however, by 2021 be sure to scope out Garden Chit Chat for agritourism, a unique off-the-grid garden experience. Thank you for your interest in our garden. Do not forget
Garden Chit Chat Guava jam recipe. This recipe will be included in my book but I decided to share with you anyway. Enjoy. Tropical flavours make the perfect fruit spreads and guava jam is definitely my favourite! This year, our guava tree have been generous, so we have been taking advantage! We normally enjoy as a snack, add to smoothies, or give to friends and family members; but guavas make a delicious jam too! If you have never tried a guava, the flavour is a cross between