Focus: July and August gardening tips

During summer, remember always to water the plants. Chilies All chilies are producing many pods: harvest them ripe or unripe, store or eat them, and don't f...
Cooking with Aromatic Herbs

A serie of posts that describe briefly each aromatic herb and provide curiosity, recipes and tips.

The July photo gallery: Sunflower

The plant for the banner picture of this month.
Seasonal cooking for July

Seasonal herbs and spices: Anise, balm, basil, bay, borage, burnet, calamint, catnip, chervil, chives garlic, chives, cilantro, cinnamon basil, cumin, curry plant, dill, fenugreek, garlic, horehound, hyssop, jasmine, lavender, lemon bergamot, lemon grass, lemon verbena, lovage, marigold, marjoram, mint, nigella, oregano, parsley, purslane, rosemary, safflower, sage, savory, sorrel, tarragon, thyme, wild thyme, yarrow.

Seasonal vegetables: Aubergines, beans, beetroots, broad beans, cabbage, caper, carrots, celery, chards, chick peas, chicory, cucumber, endive, eschalot, garlic, leek, lentils, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkin flowers, purslane, radishes, rocket, spinach, string beans, Swiss chard, tomato, turnips, zucchini.

Seasonal fruits: Almonds, apricots, bilberries, black cherries, cherries, currant, figs, gooseberry, loquats, melons, mulberries, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries, water melon.

Site Archive: July

(Ita) Ricetta: Acqua al cetriolo e menta
Lemon bergamot flower
Recipe: Almonds and tomatoes pesto
Recipe: Watermelon salad with spearmint
A myrtle tree
Recipe: Pesto spaghetti with cherry tomatoes
Sculpit flower
July gardening tips: Summer harvests
Recipe: Purslane salad with sesame seeds
Vervain flower
(Ita) Ricetta: Quiche di carote al dragoncello
Pennyroyal flowers
Aromatic and spontaneous herbs on Nebrodi Mountains
Recipe: Salad with basil vinaigrette
Recipe: Pickled Jalapenos
Aromatic herbs, chilies and tomatoes harvest
(Ita) WHB #293: Il raccolto
(Ita) Ricetta: Biscotti alla lavanda e salvia
Storing chilies: Hot chili sauces
Recipe: Aubergines and pesto pasta
(Ita) Il momento giusto di raccogliere...
Recipe: Eggless dandelion pancakes
Aromatic herbs and vegetables from pot to plate
(Ita) Pomodoro Ciliegino Nero (Cherry Black)
(Ita) Coltivare e raccogliere le spezie
Recipe: Hot fried knots with chives
Storing marjoram
Recipe: Dandelion and yams pies
The surprising flowers
My 750th post
Recipe: Banana and rhubarb muffins
Black Aztec corn flower
Recipe: Couscous salad with cherry tomatoes and aromatic herbs
Cooking with basil
Aromatic herbs in July
(Ita) Ricetta: Sgombro con salsa di acetosa
July gardening tips: It's harvest time!
Pesto ideas
Milk thistle flower
Hyssop flowers
Recipe: Chicken & chilies paella
Recipe: Tinda (Indian round gourd) curry
Cascabel chili flower
(Ita) Ricetta: Biriani di pollo alla melissa e spezie
Recipe: Kohlrabi salad, chicory salad
Dark Opal basil flowers
Recipe: Fried white eggplants and tomatoes with pesto
A walk between my chili plants
Recipe: Tex-Mex papalo dip
Wild thyme flowers
Recipe: Lebanese Fatoush (Purslane salad)
July and August gardening tips
Recipe: Rhubarb crumble
Wild clover flower
Recipe: Baked Brie with Provençal herbs
Chili peppers first pods
Chili de Onza
Recipe: Fried egg with coriander
White aubergine flower
Sensitive plant and some other flowers
Who loves the Black Scorpion Tongue?
(Ita) Coltivare i peperoncini
Recipe: Praga ham sandwiches with corn salad
Recipe: Bruschetta and roasted chilies with calamint sauce
Storing sun dried tomatoes
Recipe: Yellow chilies omelette with dandelion
Storing chili peppers
Recipe: Indian naan with nigella and sesame
Recipe: Herbal cream cheese
Storing basil
Recipe: Broccoli and sausage pasta
Recipe: Jackfruit kebabs
Recipe: Green purslane salad with eggs
Trailer for the next posts
Recipe: Chocolate leaves with ginger
Recipe: Green chilies with sesame paste
Chili peppers: the first 2009 harvest
(Ita) Un prato di erba medica
Recipe: Onion keftedes (fritters) with mint
Saving chili pepper seeds
Recipe: Walnuts and dates bread
Recipe: Roast ham sandwiches with chervil
Recipe: Sardines bucatini pasta with wild fennel
Watching chili peppers ripe
Recipe: Trinidad Perfume with chervil sauce
A butterfly on Marigold
Recipe: Coconut rice with peanut butter and curry plant
Recipe: Chocolate cake with red chili
Presto Pasta Nights #121: Round-up
Recipe: Kamut soup with coriander and mint
Do you know what tree is this?
Recipe: Aubergines salad with white mint
Recipe: Grilled sword fish with herbs
A miniaturized harvest: pears and carrots from my garden
Recipe: Bacon and chili scones
Recipe: Clams spaghetti with parsley
Chili peppers are growing
Recipe: Hot couscous salad
Recipe: Stir-fried string beans with sesame seeds
Grow Your Own #30 Round-up
Recipe: Pasta with almond pesto
Flowers on pepper plants
(Ita) Nepetella e nepeta cataria
Recipe: Hot beans casserole
(Ita) Coltivare il basilico cannella
Recipe: White gaspacho
Chilies on the catwalk
Recipe: Herb moon fritters with lavender
Surprise balm from last year sowing
Chilies first harvest
Another strange weed
Chilies, the blooming part two
Recipe: Chocolate and cinnamon basil patties
(Ita) Prezzemolo in fiore
July gardening tips: Aromatic herbs, blooming
Sensitive weeds?
The first Jalapeño
Recipe: Grilled tuna salad with Thai basil
Today's picture:
Ripe Alkekengi
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