Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Garlic scapes - the curly part of the garlic that contains the seed (which you don't need) - are up in East Vancouver. Time to dust off my garlic scape pesto recipe and serve it with some pasta, rice or on pizza!
My sage bushes are in full leaf and bloom right now - a great bee attractor - but what else is sage good for? That's right! Infusions of both the oil and the alcoholic kind.
It is grey in Vancouver at the moment – much like it is every year in early June – and instead of moping about it I have devised the perfect recipe for bottling sunshine!