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Category Archives: Local
Tonight’s dinner was so yummy I had to share it. Plus, it just happened to come together as a completely local (Victorian) and seasonal main course (except for the condiments). I’m always quite impressed when we manage to pull off … Continue reading
Look what my darling Mr Bee made for me last weekend: It is Sheila’s Pudding from Jamie Oliver’s Return of the Naked Chef made with Queensland winter-grown strawberries and frozen Victorian organic blueberries. Heaven!
Have you heard of the new internet TV show Urban Organic? Each episode is a 3 to 5 minute, professionally produced, interesting snapshot of what’s happening in the urban agriculture scene.
:: Soup season continues its yummy way through the cold using my frozen chicken stock from earlier in the year :: Blueberry muffins! Nuff said 🙂 :: The best apply crumble I’ve ever made, flavoured with lemon rind and ginger, … Continue reading
Mr Bee and myself cycled the Tallarook to Yea (and return) length of the newish Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail on Easter Saturday. Despite the weather forecast, it was a beautiful sunny day and the rail trail itself was … Continue reading
I’ve finally made my way through most of my box of tomatoes. Let me show you all the goodies I’ve made…. Tomato sauce/ketchup. This stuff is to die for and the original reason why I snapped up the box, but … Continue reading
These photos are from a trip to my local farmers’ market in mid-February. I like that I am now starting to get a selection of seasonal snapshots of what we are eating at different times of the year. You can … Continue reading
In the peacefulness of the week between Christmas and New Year I took myself off to my local library. I was looking for light reading, you know, books to flick through, magazines, nothing to strenuous, maybe a light novel at … Continue reading
I’ve walked this street so many times and never noticed the house with the front garden full of vegies and little fruit trees. I normally walk on the other side of the road and the garden was hidden a little … Continue reading