posted: 30 August 2011
category: Recipes 

Look at this little gem! Talk about a no-fuss cold-weather snack...

 

posted: 10 April 2011
category: Recipes 

Our hit-and-miss carrot seeds have finally come up trumps, producing a gorgeous crop right next door to the vibrant beetroots.  And when these beauties are pulled up fresh from the garden, it's great to be able to put the whole vegetable into a dish, carrot tops and all... from garden to bowl in about 10 minutes!

 

posted: 8 April 2011
category: Recipes 

While we're on the topic of flour...

 

posted: 8 April 2011
category: Recipes 

Is there a better aroma than baking bread?  Well... maybe brewed coffee.... but then, why not have both at the same time!  Here's an easy recipe that we've been using for the past few months, takes about 10 minutes of effort for a whole lot of pleasure...

 

 

posted: 11 March 2011
category: Recipes Preserving cupboard 

We had a heap of ripe blood plums, but not enough for a Fowler's load, so we opted for chutney instead... here's the recipe, nice and spicy...

posted: 2 January 2011
category: Recipes 

We've been consciously aiming to reduce the amount of plastic-wrapped food that we buy, and as part of the adventure, we've discovered these fantastic bikkies... so quick and easy to make, and they taste amazing!  (And they're healthy too).  (But they don't last long in the cupboard when the munchies set in).... 

 

posted: 18 November 2010
category: Recipes 

With a bounty of fresh broad beans at the moment, they're going in everything, including this tasty warm salad...

 

posted: 28 October 2010
category: Recipes 

We like one-bowl recipes!  And this cake is particularly good, the stewed fruit makes it beautifully moist.  Today's version is really ripe banana, nectarine from the preserving cupboard and fresh mango, but you can use whatever fruit you've got on hand... 

 

posted: 12 September 2010
category: Recipes 

Frank dug up two big leeks and two lovely little heads of cauliflower from the vegie patch this afternoon...

 

posted: 4 September 2010
category: Recipes 

It's absolutely bucketing down here, but having just found out that today is World Chocolate Day, here's a sensational pudding recipe to stave off the wet and the cold...

 

posted: 24 August 2010
category: Recipes In the garden 

The brassicas are about ready to burst into flower... perfect for this Broccoli & Blue Cheese Slice...

 

posted: 20 August 2010
category: Recipes In the garden 

Being late-winter, the front herb garden is a bit sleepy, but can still produce a very nice cup of tea...

 

posted: 15 August 2010
category: Recipes 

These are amazingly simple, and amazingly delicious... chocolate-lovers unite! 

 

posted: 6 August 2010
category: Recipes 

No more wild pumpkin seedlings in the compost with this recipe...