Tag Archives: Spring

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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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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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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Plate it up!

When the heat of summer hits the last thing I feel like doing is making the kitchen hotter by cooking.  And so we have lots of what we call “plates”.  You could call them tasting plates or tapas or appertisers. … 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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