Tag Archives: Organic

We would just like to tell you that we do not use permeate

A couple of months back I had a little rant about permeate in milk.  It was in response to a story that had broken in the Australian press about how a lot of Australian milk has permeate added to it secretly. … 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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This week (or two) in my kitchen

:: 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

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The great Australian milk scandal

Last week there was a bit of a milk commotion in the Australian press.  Did you know that up to 16 % of milk (which only has one ingredient listed on the label: milk) is actually a substance known as … 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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A farmers’ market cornucopia: February 2012

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

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This summer in my kitchen…

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New organic magazine find

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

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January in my (wee little) garden

Hello everyone, As I’ve said previously, we’ve moved house and my garden has become a much smaller affair that is mostly contained in pots.  But we’re doing pretty well out of those pots. Lots and lots of herbs… Daily pickings … Continue reading

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Bookish inspiration

I’m currently reading The Real Food Companion (at Fishpond and Amazon).  Yeah, it’s a recipe book, yep I’m reading it cover to cover.  It’s not just that I’m that sort of person who likes to read recipe books for relaxation, I do, but it’s also (trust me) … Continue reading

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