What’s new at Snowdon House Gourmet and Gifts!

Look at the Quinoa!

Black Quinoa Seed purchased from Salt Spring Seeds is 3 feet tall and the first of the seeds have started to appear in pink and green, as shown in the photo above. With about 100 days of maturity, it will continue to grow until 6 feet tall in late August. Once the seeds have matured,…

Fresh From Our Garden – Rhubarb!

Look what’s fresh this week! We’re freezing rhubarb and making rhubarb vinegar. Curried Lentils with Rhubarb & Sweet Potatoes Recipe 1 cup of dry orange lentils 1 peeled and sliced sweet potato 1 tablespoon of oil 1 cup of diced rhubarb 2 tablespoons of our rhubarb vinegar 1 tablespoon of curry powder 1 teaspoon of…

Toteable Potatoes

  Inspired after touring a friend’s garden – a new way to grow potatoes!  Place 6 litres of soil in the bottom of a bag – make sure it is porous. Add 6 – 8 cut potatoes with eyes. Cover with soil – add additional soil as potatoes grow. When ready to harvest, empty the…

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