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Tag Archives: Winter
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
When I was growing up, no one would ever consider a garden salad without tomatoes adorning the top of it. It didn’t matter what time of year it was. It didn’t matter that Australian shop-bought tomatoes tasted (and still do … Continue reading
You know the storms that we were experiencing over the weekend? Well Sunday morning this was what my main vegie garden looked like…. …I am happy to report that Mr Bee was easily able to remove the tree and not … Continue reading
My latest wandering trip took me past a rather large front yard vegetable patch. Four beds with two fallow and two brimming full of late winter vegie goodness. Obviously a household that enjoys their home-grown produce enough to have it … Continue reading