Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic scape pesto is all the rage right now, at least for me. I love pesto, and this is my favourite kind. It tastes so delicious, with a different edge to it that standard pesto. It makes use of an abundant but sometimes difficult-to-use crop. And if I’m going to the trouble of making Big Batch Pesto, garlic scape is the way to go: it gives much bigger yields than cloves of garlic.

Tips for Strawberry Picking

It is strawberry season! One of my favourite June rituals is to go strawberry-picking with my children. We are blessed here in Victoria, where we have the choice of over a dozen U-Pick strawberry farms within a 20 minute drive of the city.