Canning beets at home is not quick and easy and, for me, this is truly a labour of love. Home canned beets, plain or pickled are simply The Best, providing of course you like beetroot. It is most satisfying when the jars are all sitting on the kitchen counter ready to be packed away. Frankly, […]
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Raspberry Banana Bread is a variation of an old favourite. My sister in Australia is a fabulous cook and on a recent trip she made some of the best desserts ever so I brought home some recipes to try. This dessert cake is super easy to make and bake and is a sweet, moist cake to […]
During last summer I spent a few hours picking fresh wild fruit near where we live. It started as a wild blackberry pick but grew to include apples and plums. It was surprising the bounty for very little energy, time and no cost. In the summer of 2016 we had heavy spring and summer rains and I believe […]
Curried carrot soup – another family favourite for you to try. Winter officially begins in a few weeks and it’s time to make some nutritious homemade soup. When you buy bulk organic carrots besides blending to make carrot juice make up a batch of this soup. The curry, garlic and apple all add to the sweet taste. It […]
A jaffle may be a new word for you, but they have been around for decades in Australia and during a recent camping trip we re-discovered them. It is definitely a fun food to be tried by kids and parents alike. Our family grew up with jaffles and ate them hot for lunch or dinner […]