Chives

Chives are one of the “fines herbes” of French cuisine. An easy to grow perennial plant, chives are perfect for the home gardener. The lovely lavender flowers that appear in Summer are also edible, and make a colourful garnish for any dish.

CAN BE USED IN:

SALAD – GARNISH – SANDWICHES – DIPS – OMELETTES

SOWING DIRECTIONS

When
Spring to Autumn.
Where
Direct into garden bed or in pots.
How Sow
Sow seeds 5mm (¼in) deep. Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist.
Care
Allow 15cm (6in) between plants.
Harvest
As you need.
Sow:
-Autumn
Harvest:
As you need.
Soil type:
-well cultivated

Availability: In stock

$4.35

Spinach & Chives Pancakes

Ingredients

Spinach & Chives Pancakes

  • 1 cup milk 
  • 3 eggs 
  • 1/3 cup sour cream 
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, finely chopped 
  • 1 small bunch of chives, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp freshly grated parmesan 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs. Stir in the sour cream, spinach, chives, Parmesan, and salt. Add the flour and mix until well combined.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat 1/3 of the oil. Make 4 pancakes (about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake) and cook until golden brown and slightly puffed, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Working in batches, make a total of 12 pancakes, adding oil as necessary.