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URBAN GREEN TRAIN, a European project focused on urban agriculture

URBAN GREEN TRAIN, a European project focused on urban agriculture

Posted on 30/09/2015, in: Better World

Curious to know everything about old-country’s vegetable gardens? Do you want to stay up to date on the most innovative and judicious urban farming techniques in Europe? Are you green-loving gardeners? Then you too should hop on the Urban Green Train. A "train" that'll let you learn about cutting-edge projects and innovative practices for city farming. A way to stay up to date, to discover new and interesting facts, to know about every opportunity, and so much more!

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Sardinian artichokes in oil

Sardinian artichokes in oil

Posted on 08/06/2015, in: Cook

This recipe for Sardinian artichokes in oil is a good way for preserving these little prickly artichokes.
The artichoke plants were given to me, a few years ago, by a friend from Sardinia. I planted them in my vegetable garden but they’ve grown a bit less than I hoped. Fortunately the strong flavour and the delicate aroma of their heads has remained unchanged.
When I went to pick them, I found I had little artichokes, delicious and tender, and I though it would be a good idea to preserve them in oil to increase their flavour even more. Here’s how I did it, try it out yourselves!

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Garden cress pesto

Garden cress pesto

Posted on 08/06/2015, in: Cook

Garden cress pesto is ideal as a sauce for pasta and rice or used to make delicious bruschetta.
The spicy flavour of garden cress creates a perfect mix with pasta, in fact this recipe was thought of to be used with it but, believe me, the result is wonderful with rice too.
Sow this plant in your vegetable garden… in very short time it’ll give you an abundant harvest and you'll be able to prepare this pesto, which is mouth-watering!

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