summer

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 …

fruit appreciation

fruit appreciation

Apricot and Orange Earl Hempseed Ice Cream

We picked the last of the apricots from our old tree this week. I really love this tree. It sits right outside the back door in a place …

coconut yoghurt you say?

coconut yoghurt you say?

Coconut Yoghurt

It may have taken me a while but I’ve well and truly fallen in love with this whole coconut yoghurt thing. So good. And far more creamier than I imagined. There’s lots of …

hola 2013!

hola 2013!

Cacao Mole with Borlotti Beans & Charred Capsicum

I had a thought about jetlag when we arrived home from Mexico last week. Perhaps the icky feeling is because your heart isn’t quite ready to let …

with love from mexico

with love from mexico

Raw Marzipan in Cacao

If you’ve ever found yourself standing in front of any of the Mayan pyramids with the warmth of the sun on your back and a level of gratitude that threatens to …

scullery tea bags

scullery tea bags

Gingersnap Teabag Biscuits

There’s a tiny voice in my head doing that tiny voice thing. And there’s the ducklings that just hatched this week. That tiny voice is saying, “You’re going to Mexico tomorrow and …

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 …

real lemonade

real lemonade

Real Lemonade

I’m not sure I can quite pull the old ‘we’re still recovering from a huge Breakfast Rave’ line now that we’re a fortnight on from the actual event, but hoping you can …

I meant to make white chocolate

I meant to make white chocolate

Raw White Chocolate, Macadamia & Peppermint Ice Cream

It seems there’s just enough time to live life out here on the hill, or to blog it. But not both at the same time! So a …

farm culture

farm culture

Japanese Water Kefir

There’s a fair bit of life out here on the hill with us. Lots of things that need our daily attention and feeding. And it got just that little bit livelier today. …

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