Recipes

June 21, 2020

Variegated Plectranthus

Every now and again a old plant re-emerges. This lovely old favourite is a new addition to our Cottage range. It ticks all the boxes, its hardy, variegated, has mozzie…
June 17, 2020

Breakfast Frittatas – with Pesto Mushrooms and asparagus

Ingredients Preheat oven to 150 degrees C 1 leek 100 grams Fetta 50 grams Baby Spinach 12 eggs 50ml olive oil 300ml cream 12 asparagus spears - grilled Method  Chop…
June 17, 2020

Denise’s Basic Soup

Ingredients 1 kg chosen vegetables 1 large potato 1 onion or 2 shallots 6 cups boiling water 2 teaspoons stock powder 1/2 teaspoon chopped thyme Salt & pepper 225 grams…
June 17, 2020

Beetroot Chutney

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion 2 long chillies (heat to suit) 3 cloves garlic 3 cm ginger 3 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons…
May 19, 2020

Plants for Healthy Chickens

Bought some chickens for your backyard? Want to know what to plant to keep them healthy? Use this guide to plant near or around your chicken coop for healthy happy…
May 8, 2020

From then to now, the story continues….

The story continues ....... Within a few years Philip had established Renaissance herbs in the Sydney retail market and started receiving enquiries from other states.  In 1993 Parker's Place became…
May 7, 2020

Back to the beginning

In 1986 Philip Moore was living in Sydney and an enthusiastic "foodie". Finding the right herbs to use in new styles of cuisine was difficult, as at that time herbs were…
May 1, 2019

Parsley Chicken Skewers

Ingredients 60ml olive oil 1 tsp. lime rind 60ml lime juice 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 ½ cups fresh coriander 1 red chilli, seeds removed and thinly sliced 6 chicken…
May 1, 2019

Coriander & Sweet Corn Fritters

Ingredients ½ cup plain flour ½ cup self-rising flour 1 tsp. baking powder 2 rashers of bacon, finely chopped and lightly cooked 2 eggs 3 spring onions, thinly sliced 1…
May 1, 2019

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 glove garlic, crushed 700g bottle of passata ½ cup water 2 tablespoons basil. chopped 700g fresh ricotta cheese 15og baby…
April 16, 2019

Herb Gremolata

Ingredients ¼ cup finely chopped Italian Parsley 3 tablespoon lemon zest 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 ½ tablespoons finely chopped rosemary 1 ½ tablespoons finely chopped thyme Gallery Method…
April 16, 2019

Thai Style Pumpkin Soup with Prawns

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 600g butternut pumpkin, 2cm diced 1 shallot, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 stalk of lemongrass, pounded 30g ginger peeled, chopped 400ml coconut cream 50ml…