Posts Tagged ‘ seasonal ’

It’s a country thing

8th June 2011 | Closed

There is nothing more that I love than the smell of wood fires during winter. This is made even more pleasant when you are in a country town surrounded by local jams, cheese and quilt fairs (or is that just me). We recently headed north to the historic town of Beechworth (the honey place), where […]


Peaches & Plums & Pears….oh my!

16th March 2011 | Closed

                My good friend UrbanFarmer gave me a delicious jar of her poached pears recently, which inspired me to grab all those end of summer stone fruit and poach them so I can eat yummy stone fruit all through winter on my porridge, muesli or in a wicked crumble. YUM! Nothing […]


Pomodoro Sunday

23rd January 2011 | 1 Comment

Last spring I thought I would have a go a making some passata (base tomato sauce used in everything from pasta sauce, caseroles, stews etc). We ventured to our local food market and picked up 20kg’s of end of season tomatos. Where upon I proceeded to wash, steam and pulp my tomatos into submission. I […]