Spring / Summer Garden Trellis

It’s early August and we are on the last leg of Winter.  It’s around this time that I like to prepare for our Spring / Summer garden. This preparation includes forking and aerating the soil whilst adding compost and manure to enrich it further. In addition to that, I like to start building the framework […]

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Home made caviar

I recently went fishing with some friends and caught an Atlantic Salmon. To my surprise, this fish had a skein full of eggs. I was alarmed at quite how easy the whole process was to turn the eggs into caviar – the only remotely challenging part was removing each egg gently from the skein casing […]

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Wisteria Lane

At home, we call the pathway on the Northern side of the house Wisteria Lane. Yes, the name was borrowed from the past TV series Desperate Housewives, but it is so befitting to what we have. We planted this Japanese Wisteria about 7 years ago and trained it to grow all along the path. It has grown […]

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How to cook fluffy rice

Rice, to me, is individual and situational. Why do I say that? Individual – because for as many people that like their rice hard or al-dente, there are just as many people out there that like theirs soft and borderline stoggy. Situational – because depending on what you are eating the rice with, it could […]

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