Good Food - Susan Parsons

Susan Parsons

Writer

Susan Parsons is a Canberra-based writer. She writes the weekly Kitchen Garden column for Canberra's Food and Wine magazine.

Greg Johnson's science behind Canberra gardens

Greg Johnson with his early editions of  <i>Canberra Gardener</i> and home-made pumpkin scones.

Greg Johnson, of Aranda, has had a deep connection with all things plants since the age of nine, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jul 28 00:15:00 EST 2014

Seaweed and algae are to dive for

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Catching on to the benefits of seaweed or algae is a welcome sea change, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jul 14 17:55:03 EST 2014

Chinese gardens boost Celestial City exhibition

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The establishment of market gardens for the Celestial City exhibition reveal the historic importance of Chinese produce for more than 100 years.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jul 07 08:55:44 EST 2014

Superfoods: Lost crops of the Incas are missing link

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Jill Gready, of the ANU, is on the hunt for produce that has huge genetic potential, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jun 30 10:59:54 EST 2014

Gabrielle Tryon's French kitchen garden

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Historic research was unearthed and French connections were tapped into with wonderful results, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jun 23 16:29:04 EST 2014

Food foraging tips for Canberrans

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Kathryn Stuparich, mother of three and a keen permaculturist, shares her foraging tips with Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jun 16 15:01:56 EST 2014

Sunflower avenues adorn Oracle building

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So who is the mystery gardener who cares for sunflowers at the Oracle building in Northbourne Avenue?

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jun 02 14:06:40 EST 2014

Cooma garden secrets revealed by the Robertsons

Mark and Helen Robertson live on a large block in north Cooma, where they have been for 20 years.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon May 26 17:04:35 EST 2014

Secret to growing feijoas in Canberra

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Exceptionally large feijoas by Canberra standards are being grown by a Downer resident.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon May 19 10:55:31 EST 2014

How to grow wasabi in Canberra

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Harvey Marchant shares the secrets of growing and making wasabi in the capital.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed May 14 18:28:21 EST 2014

Evans family has horticulture in its genes

Landscape architect Amanda Evans' interesting plant heritage shines through at her Kambah garden.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed May 14 03:00:00 EST 2014

Feast your eyes on Harvest exhibition

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A feast of art on food will open at the Gallery of Modern Art on June 28 - a perfect gift for Mother's Day.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed May 07 03:00:00 EST 2014

You can grow babaco in chilly ACT

Mountain papaya is native to the sub-tropical highlands of Ecuador yet one local gardener has had success.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed Apr 30 03:00:00 EST 2014

Home-grown taste of Italy

Vittorio Montebello's pasta dish, penne alla campagnola.

Vittorio Montebello's vegetable garden in Bungendore fuels a rich cooking experience.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Seasonal offerings

With Palm Sunday leading the way to Easter, we'd like to start with some food for thought before suggesting gifts of kitchen garden boots, book, bag and herbs.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Wed Apr 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Festival of the tomato at Crace

It was all tomatoes on deck for a lively session of passata-making at the organic community garden in Crace.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed Apr 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Community grows as one

A book has been published to celebrate The Kingston Organic Community Garden's first five years, writes Susan Parsons.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Wed Apr 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Three to see in Monaro

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There is something about the Monaro with its peaks and plains, writes Susan Parsons.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Wed Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2014

The need for seed

Sam Robinson is likely to be the winner of the biggest tomato - his weighed 673 grams.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Wed Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Permaculture's healthy harvest

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As part of the permaculture ethos, many plants are allowed to go to seed and beds are not vigorously weeded, writes Susan Parsons.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Wed Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2014