Monthly Archives: December 2010

Through the fence posts: a sweet idea

Hello everyone! Just before Christmas I was wandering through a neighbourhood with big beautiful old homes.  The sort where it’s very unlikely to find vegetables growing in the very manicured front gardens. But I came across something even better. A … Continue reading

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November/December in my garden

Before it’s too late and I miss ANOTHER month in my garden, here’s what’s been happening around my place in the last two months…. ::We’ve entered the hungry gap with plants mostly growing rather than producing food.  But we have … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be happy and jolly and oh so busy

Hello everyone, I’ve been a blogger now for almost six months.  I’ve so enjoyed meeting all of you in cyber space, sharing my thoughts on all things food related and getting to hear all of your wonderful thoughts back in … Continue reading

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Plate it up!

When the heat of summer hits the last thing I feel like doing is making the kitchen hotter by cooking.  And so we have lots of what we call “plates”.  You could call them tasting plates or tapas or appertisers. … Continue reading

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Garlic update

It’s been a while since I gave you an update on my garlic plants.  They had been growing incredibly well and then a few weeks ago they started looking all droopy. For a number of days I fretted and worried … Continue reading

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In my kitchen…

In the last few weeks in my kitchen I have… :: Burnt the pumpkin pie!!!  No pictures of that disaster.  It was salvageable though.  We just had to miss out on the yummy crust.  But the pie filling and base … Continue reading

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