spanokopita-margaret

Spanakopita

Spanakopita Margaret Vickers This recipe is based on one provided by Stephanie Alexander. 1 finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 spring onions finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint 2 tablespoons chopped parsley freshly grated nutmeg 500 gm washed and chopped silverbeet leaves (if you use some Malabar spinach, cooking and squeeze it [more]

silverbeet

Silverbeet

Botanical name: Beta vulgaris, var. cicla Description: Silverbeet, also known as Swiss chard is actually the same plant as the beetroot and the rainbow chard. Farmers selectively bred more leafy cultivars with smaller to no bulbs and thicker stems. They grow about 50 cm high. The leaves show an intense green, have white veins and [more]