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 […]Read more "Sautéed Mushrooms"
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 […]Read more "Pea and ham soup"
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 […]Read more "Leaf Mould – 1 year on"
…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 […]Read more "The Little Caterpillar…"
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.Read more "It pays to be picky"
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 […]Read more "Shy Garlic"
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.Read more "Colour"