Tag Archives: Make your own

Pork-a-licious

Oh this recipe is just soooo delicious. ¬†And it’s easy to make, I mean you are actually meant to burn the pork a little ūüėČ ¬†It’s my take on a recipe from this month’s Donna Hay Magazine. ¬†It’s completely un-authentic … Continue reading

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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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Honey, date and brandy ice cream

Definitely an adults only indulgence with a hint of Christmas about it from the brandy… 100 g dates, sliced to a thickness depending on preference scant half cup of boiling water 200 mL of cream 600 mL of vanilla custard … Continue reading

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Seasonal and 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

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My new toy

We bought an ice cream maker. The first batch was chocolate and I was far too concerned with enjoying it to even think about taking a photo. ¬†It was quite possibly the best chocolate ice cream I have ever eaten. … Continue reading

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Carrot, fennel and chickpea soup

Baby it’s cold outside and this soup would have to be the leading contender for the 2012 “Go to soup”. You can see the 2010 ¬†“Go to soup” via the¬†link here. Recipe: 1 large or 2 small leaks, clean and … Continue reading

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Quick Pick: Urban Organic

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.

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Soup season

It’s cold outside, wet too and there’s nothing quite like a big steamy bowl of soup with sourdough toast and butter. I hope your autumn is not too cold, has a bit more sun in it than mine and you … Continue reading

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Bee’s Hot Cross Buns

Making hot cross buns have been part of my Easter tradition since I was a little girl. ¬†Over the years I’ve used all sorts of recipes from no knead to more traditional, changing up the spices, with and without an … Continue reading

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A farmers’ market cornucopia: preserving those tomatoes

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

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