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sheep in wolfe’s clothing

sheep in wolfe’s clothing

Spanikopita

A bunch of us went to see David Wolfe last night and because the drive was a little over an hour, and because we’re all food obsessed, and because it’s hard not to be …

all season garden pass

all season garden pass

Cavolo Nero, Potato, Leek & Tarragon Soup

At this time of year, we’re pretty much living on the bounty between our garden and the Farmer’s Market, which when I think about it is in essence …

time for the good stuff

time for the good stuff

Green House Salad

Life’s been a tad nuts out here on the hill over the last month. Well actually not much of it has been on the hill if I think about it because we …

what does one do with tomatillos?

what does one do with tomatillos?

Tomatillo & Cucumber Soup with Garlic Chives

More generosity from friend’s gardens this week. You can’t believe plants can grow at all in this heat, but nature has it sorted it seems. Little capes are …

flavour punch

flavour punch

Eggplant & Yellow Tomato Curry

So much of what has arrived on our plates of late has been homegrown in friends’ gardens. I know I tend to bang on about this, but it’s such an …

grape giving

grape giving

Schiacciata

Shopping in supermarkets made me forget how precious food is for a while there. Growing our own food again was the best reminder. Planting something, caring for it, saving it from earwigs and rogue …

farmer’s market coleslaw

farmer’s market coleslaw

Purple Carrot & Basil Coleslaw

I love how a quick trip around the Farmer’s Market can pretty much put a dish together just by the order of how things go into your basket. It started …

my favourite flowers

my favourite flowers

Black Bean Zucchini Flowers

This time of year can be so crazy. And then your friends pop a brown paper bag of freshly picked homegrown zucchini flowers in your hands and you remember what’s important …

trust me

trust me

fresh pea and sprouted chickpea samosas

My brother has been responsible for some of my favourite food memories. He has an uncanny knack of leading me into unexpected situations that require another folder be added …

peace, love & mung bean dhal

peace, love & mung bean dhal

Baby Carrots & Mung Dhal with Coriander, Turmeric & Marigolds

There’s always something more to ponder and run through the ‘kindness test’ when it comes to food. I love that. The never ending joining of …

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