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Cooking with borage in today’s Sunday Times

I was delighted to find borage in my organic box delivery recently and I put it to good use. Borage (fidloqqom) is also known as starflower and is easily recognisable by its edible, bright blue flowers with five pointed petals. It attracts pollinators and acts as a natural fertiliser as it… Source Sunday Times: Cooking with borage Lea’s new book  Good Food Everyday is … Read More Cooking with borage in today’s Sunday Times

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Borage Flower Ice Cubes

‘having used organic borage very recently for some new recipes, I was given a box of fresh borage flowers by my friend Antida this week.  Borage flowers are usually bright blue but you can find creamy white ones and pink ones too.  Borage is also known as starflower because of the 5 pointed petals.   A few years ago I went through a phase of using … Read More Borage Flower Ice Cubes

Borage, Mushroom and Potato Omelette

‘I used borage [in Maltese fidloqqom] during the show for the first time today.  It was brought to me with my organic box that arrives from Barbuto in Sicily every week.  I was curious and very pleasantly surprised because it is delicious.  The raw leaves are hairy and I cooked them in the same way you would cook spinach.   I added no salt … Read More Borage, Mushroom and Potato Omelette

Organic Borage Pesto with Linguine and Spiralised Vegetable Noodles

‘I am always pleased to find borage in our organic box from Sicily by Barbuto. I have made several dishes using borage recently and this pesto is also delicious and freezes well. Cook the leaves in the same way as you would cook spinach. The hairy leaves become smooth and tender’ For the pesto you will need: 1/4 cup blanched almonds 4 cloves garlic … Read More Organic Borage Pesto with Linguine and Spiralised Vegetable Noodles

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