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Monthly Archives: November 2010
I am the biggest fan of polenta. If it’s on the menu at a restaurant then I order it. But I have to admit I’ve never been much good at cooking it…until recently. A few months ago I discovered Russ … Continue reading
When I first started blogging I was quite concerned about posting on topics at the right time of year (see how almost five months of blogging makes me a pro 😉 ). I thought if I posted a seasonal … Continue reading
We had a glorious mid-Spring weekend with great big blue cloud-less skies and lovely warmth. Perfect weather for wandering through neighbourhoods. This time, I have photos of two small “through the fence posts”. Both had tiny little front gardens with … Continue reading
:: Little bits of summer are starting to show themselves at our farmers’ market. I bought our usual orange haul (to last us two weeks) and then discovered my favourite stone fruit farmers had arrived at the market for the … Continue reading
My crème fraiche turned out as an example of the most delicious scrumptiousness. I am completely in love and addicted. Why did I not start making it years ago? It is sooo yummy and soo easy to make. Get yourself … Continue reading
The term urban farmer resonates deeply within me. Linking to concepts like sustainability and self-sustaining food production. Recently I’ve been starting to wonder if I could call myself an urban farmer. And that is where my confusion starts. What exactly … Continue reading
During the last few weeks in my kitchen I have been… :: Using up our lemons before they all fall off the tree. Lots of fresh home-made lemonade and putting away our favourite lemon and ginger cordial :: Making bread. … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of spanokopita and other spinach and feta inspired pies. They are so yummy and moorish. This pie is inspired by those traditions but with a twist…beetroot. The beetroot gives the pie a rich red colour and … Continue reading
I just love it when people don’t let a lack of space stop them from producing some of their own food. I find it really inspiring. Gorgeous old terrace house. Tiny, tiny front courtyard. Yummy, healthy looking greens.