Tag Archives: Winter

Yummy

Look what my darling Mr Bee made for me last weekend: It is Sheila’s Pudding from Jamie Oliver’s Return of the Naked Chef made with Queensland winter-grown strawberries and frozen Victorian organic blueberries.  Heaven!

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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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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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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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Remembering the broad beans

  When I first started blogging I was quite concerned about posting on topics at the right time of year (see how almost five months of blogging makes me a pro 😉 ).  I thought if I posted a seasonal … Continue reading

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Go to soup: Leek, potato and cauliflower

Every winter we seem to have a “go to soup” that is our all out favourite for the season.  We end up cooking it every second or third time we have soup that year and then in future years it … Continue reading

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The case of the weird parsley

When we moved into our house the garden was full of self-sown parsley.  We ate it on everything – salads, pasta sauces, stews, you name it.  Slowly it dawned on me that our parsley was not like other parsley.  It … Continue reading

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