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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 😉 It’s my take on a recipe from this month’s Donna Hay Magazine. It’s completely un-authentic … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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