Recipes

These recipes all feature our homegrown organic vegetables and fruit, fresh local produce, and the harvest from our kitchen garden. Many are recipes passed down through family traditions.

Delicious Strawberry Toast

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Toast. Yum. Strawberries. Yum. A healthy alternative to using strawberry jam is to simply pop some raw berries on your toast! Strawberry Toast 4 pieces of golden toasted sourdough 4-10 strawberries sliced Good quality butter Toast – your sourdough Butter – your toast with lashings of butter (healthy?) Pop – as many strawberries as desired […]

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Fire Wood Expedition

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Homemade Sausage Rolls

As our house is on solar power and therefore any thought of electric heating is laughable, we have many expeditions out and about to collect firewood. Friends and family have loved our invitations to come and get involved in the firewood expeditions. Although I must admit it is usually the men that turn up most […]

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What’s really in your natural yoghurt

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Yoghurt has to be my most favorite dairy delight ever! However, I’ve noticed lately the labeling of yoghurt has become cheekier and much more misleading. To me natural yoghurt is plain old yoghurt, no sugar, no cream, no added unnecessary stuff to muck up the entire reason for eating yoghurt… to be healthy. And most […]

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The Family Home. Greece.

Dining Out

About ten years ago my dad decided to buy a piece of land on a small island in the middle of the Aegean in Greece. It’s become a refuge for family and friends to meet while traveling Europe and a place that holds so much of what we are creating here in Australia. The vast […]

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Free Range Eggs – A Guide

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Egg sandwich with herbs and tomato soup

When it comes to eggs, is free range really free range? How should we choose which eggs to buy? Here’s a few pointers to help you decide between free range, cage, organic and barn laid eggs. Let’s start with some facts on battery farmed eggs so we can make informed decisions on whether or not […]

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