Making duwali and meeting refugees

For my birthday this year a friend, who lives in the Middle East, ordered a copy of this beautiful book called Tea and Thread: portraits of middle eastern women far from home. I was surprised and touched by her thoughtfulness and when I opened the package in the mail I was captured by the beautiful photographs and women featured in the book. As the title … Continue reading Making duwali and meeting refugees

South Coast Getaway: some foodie spots

On the weekend we had a getaway down to Pambula on the South Coast of New South Wales. It was our first time to Pambula and we enjoyed a few cafes and food spots along the way that I thought I’d share. Miss Heidi’s Tea House (Cooma) The quickest route to Pambula from Canberra is south through Cooma and over ‘Brown Mountain’ to Pambula. We … Continue reading South Coast Getaway: some foodie spots

Pumpkin Lasagne

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 her meals every since (I’ve already told you about the Kimchi Fried Rice I made from her website). So I’m feeling very conscious about not eating enough vegetables lately, so her Pumpkin Lasange seemed like a … Continue reading Pumpkin Lasagne

Kangaroo fillets with beetroot salad

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 of times and I’m slowly coming to learn of it’s benefits (summer is a great time to try new ideas and food things you haven’t tried before!) I have been surprised to learn four good reasons … Continue reading Kangaroo fillets with beetroot salad

Silverbeet, feta and ricotta pie

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. We picked 15 silverbeet leaves to use for our meal. There was a moment there when I thought it had all gone to waste. Yesterday I discovered that the label on the eco-neem which I … Continue reading Silverbeet, feta and ricotta pie