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When fresh asparagus hits the markets, when it’s time to slow roast quince, when the best oysters splash out of the sea, I’ll be here to write about food, thoughts, new ideas, and refreshers on the old classics.

Good things in Small Packages….

Good things in Small Packages….

Like little jars of spice. The reason being, that they are used in small quantities, and they lose strength/flavour over time. It’s about now that home cooks are looking for cloves, cinnamon & nutmeg for Christmas baking. Being in the southern hemisphere, while it’s...

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October 2021, Step by Step

October 2021, Step by Step

Let’s Get Outside! We are out & about! In bubbles and on picnic rugs, gingham-lined wicker baskets with our newly acquired puppies and Tupperware filled with potato salad and baked goods. Picnics are great and can be more to a picnic than sandwiches, quiche & homemade...

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September is for Strawberries.

September is for Strawberries.

Spring September 2021 TVO I can smell jasmine, Jacaranda’s are on the way after these are frangipani. As an adult, I look forward to the seasons changing for flowers as well as fruit & vegetables Stone Fruit is on the way, snack-sized plums are ready along with...

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Can I have another piece of    Chocolate Cake!

Can I have another piece of Chocolate Cake!

AUGUST 2021 It's about time we got the chocolate recipes out. We need to feel good, so even just the smell of warm chewy bickies, or a proper chocolate cake will give me reason to smile. There's a well used and travelled biscuit recipe I make in bulk and keep ready to...

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Winter Pears

It’s the ideal time to get your roasting dishes out and let your house fill with warm spicy aromas. Rich Christmas fare is warmly welcomed here at this time of year. I would be thinking about a slow-roasted pork neck, a giant pile of crispy on the outside, fluffy on...

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