I’m making an effort to be more connected to our food sources and recently visited the Canberra Farmers Markets to purchase some produce. I splurged and purchased some chestnut, enoki, king brown and shitake mushrooms from Gooda Creek Mushrooms which I used to cook Paul West’s Pappardelle and Mixed Mushrooms.
Whenever I think Sponge Cake, I think Darryl Kerrigan from the classic Australia movie, The Castle. “What do you call that, darl?” Darryl Kerrigan asks his wife, Sal. “Sponge Cake” she replies. “Beautiful,” Darryl says. It’s up there in the Castle quotes along with “Straight to the pool room!”
It’s been nearly two months since I’ve posted and since that time we’ve moved house and city, gone a mini break and now currently living with friends in Canberra. We’re […]
Tomorrow, the 14th of April we’ll celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary. The last year has been an adventure and it’s been wonderful to cook together. One of the best companions […]
Oh how my life has changed since getting married. I’ve turned to gardening and watching Gardening Australia and now I’m giving you a review of a gardening course I’ve been doing. I am that boring nowadays.
This week’s recipe share is courteousy of Georgia Harding’s website Well Nourished. A friend had posted a recipe of her’s last year and I have been enjoying trying some of […]
This week I celebrated my birthday with dinner and a movie the night before with the lovely husband. I have been wanting to do a kitchen garden workshop and permaculture […]
Last weekend Tim and I flew to Brisbane for the long weekend to visit my parents, brother, sister-in-law, niece and nephews. We made some good memories that weekend playing games […]
Christmas may have come and gone but I’m already thinking about future Christmas cooking ideas. Today’s post is from a dear friend who I grew up with and also enjoys […]
Tonight’s post is in honour of a dear friend who I lived with for a couple of years and is currently living in Jordan. I miss her and talking to […]
This is a recipe I made for dinner the other night and thought to share with you and promote eating more kangaroo. I have only cooked with kangaroo a couple […]
As well as celebrating Christmas, we also celebrated my beautiful mother-in-law’s birthday who is born on Christmas Day. I feel for all those people who are born on Christmas Day […]
It was my first Christmas as a married woman and we celebrated it at home this year with Tim’s family. It’s the first time that I haven’t been with my […]
It’s a wonderful time of year to be enjoying lots of lovely food. No doubt you’ve probably attended many Christmas parties already. We are having a quiet Christmas at home […]
Last night’s dinner has been a long time coming and was a wonderful success. The Silverbeet, feta and ricotta pie featured fresh produce from our kitchen garden and home-made ricotta. […]
I’m inspired by new ideas and like to be creative and I was delighted to find a ricotta recipe in the beautiful book Picardy by Marian Somes. Only published this year, Picardy is […]