Tag Archives: Lemons

Lemon, ginger, mint and honey refresher

This summer, much of Australia has been plunged into heatwave after heatwave. It’s been so hot that the Bureau of Meteorology has needed  to add extra colours to its temperature graphs to show how high the temperatures are reaching. And … Continue reading

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Keeping it local, seafood style

For months I’ve been planning to make the trek to a seaside suburb that has a particular boat  at the docks that moors itself on a Sunday morning and sells local mussels, prawns and oysters (in season) until they sell … 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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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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Mmmmm, polenta!

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

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In my kitchen…

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

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I’m back… with some random musings….

Hello!  I’m back!  And so happy to be back!  You know how work often has periods of the year when it’s crazy?  This is one of my two crazy times during the year.  In the last couple of weeks, when … Continue reading

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