Sautéed Mushrooms is definitely not one of those dishes that require a high amount of cooking skill to achieve. It’s one of those dishes that require minimum effort to achieve maximum flavour. I personally love the simplicity of this (less than 5 ingredients) and the fact that it takes little to no time to cook and is so versatile in […]
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I know – there are a million recipes for Pea and Ham Soup all over the internet – and I’m sure they all taste great. The best part about making this sort of soup is that you can eat/drink it any which way you want. What I mean by that is that I like mine […]
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It has been a while since I last posted – my computer has been away getting repaired. Thankfully the issue was with the power box and not my hard drive. And although I waited 2 whole weeks for my computer to be fixed, it is nothing compared to the year long wait for my leaf mould […]
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…is now a cocoon. I found a black caterpillar munching away at a leaf on our lime tree. I left it there to do it’s business and a few weeks later I discovered that it had turned into a cocoon. I find it so fascinating how well it is camouflaged. It’s casing replicates the green […]
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This is my garlic from last harvest, sorted into weight categories. The ones worth planting vary from 5 grams through to 12 grams. As the title suggests, it does pay to be picky because larger cloves produce larger heads of garlic.
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Plants can be shy too – just not in the way WE are. Look at this Autumn Garlic, only planted last week. I love the way it almost ‘peeks’ out of the soil as it emerges, pivoting a clump of dirt up and pushing it to the side as if to say it’s safe to […]
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This is a rosé from the State Rose Garden in Werribee. It’s worth a trip. It’s such a rich yellow with all the different golden hues.
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