Archive for the ‘Spinach’ Category

The Best Spinach Quiche Ever

Recipes, Spinach | 3 Comments

Common spinach, or more correctly Swiss chard, is one of the most rewarding home grown vegetables in terms of yield. But to make it a worthwhile crop, you need to find delicious ways to serve it at the table. While you can certainly use very young spinach and/or Swiss chard in salads, when the plants get ...

Different Ways to Cook Spinach

Recipes, Spinach | 0 Comments

Spinach is an incredibly easy vegetable to grow, particularly Swiss chard or silver beet. But what do you do when you are faced with kilo after kilo of fresh spinach? Different types of Spinach True spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is not grown as widely as high yielding Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) which is, to many non-horticultural people all ...

Understanding Silver Beet, Swiss Chard and Spinach

Beets, Spinach | 2 Comments

While many people identify Swiss chard as a kind of spinach, it is in fact known and officially catalogued as spinach beet and silver beet, and is not the same family as spinach at all. Silver beet (or chard) is related to the beetroot family. To confuse the picture further, New Zealand spinach is not ...