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Smoked tomato soup, ghost peppers, and goat cheese

It was time to use the smoker again since I ran out of hot sauce. I put in a few dried ghost peppers from last summer’s harvest and added a goat cheese, mozzarella, spring onions, and a layer of tomatoes cut in half intended for a tomato soup. Here is everything just before I started the smoker. And after about 45 minutes, the results looked like this. The spring onions came out a bit softened and were very nice for sandwiches. The cheese melted a little bit even though I put it far away from the stove but kept its shape.

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Starting a new veggie patch with watermelon seedlings!

On the first weekend at the new house, the Peppertree Place, a community garden in Coburg, hosted a fiesta with workshops, music, and veggie burgers. You could also buy many seedlings and small plants for very little. My excitement grew once i saw all the different seedling for my favorite kind of plants: Food Plants! There were several plants that will most likely not grow very well in Berlin, such as watermelons. Luckily, my awesome house mates were already encouraging the idea to clear more garden space for additional veggie patches. The previous owner grew quite a lot of vegetables and

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Making ravioli

The shared house in Melbourne comes with a great veggie patch AND a pasta machine! So we put it all together and made ravioli from scratch with different fillings partly from the garden. One filling was made of roasted green asparagus with garlic and walnuts, the other one of semi-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and rocket. I used Adelaide tomatoes and put them in the oven for about an hour at 70°C (thanks to Max for the tip). Here is a picture of the pasta doe and the two fillings. We had the ravioli with sage butter and avocados, which had to go

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