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.

Kyneton Farmers Market and Bruschetta Recipe

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It’s the weekend, yay! Perfect for heading off to a farmer’s market near you. The Kyneton Farmer’s Market is on the 2nd Saturday of the month, and that was yesterday, so off I trotted! After the crazy heat it was lovely to be out and about making the most of the cooler day. We bought […]

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Home Made Chai Tea

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My darling homemade soy chai tea on a winters day… on an autumn day… on a spring day… or on a summers day makes me smile. I love making my own chai tea blend, adding a little bit of this and a little bit of that, experimenting on the strength and flavour combinations is so […]

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Sugar Free Fruit Preserving

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Preserving fruit with my Fowlers Vacola is one of most favourite things to do. At the height of summer when the stone fruit is the freshest and so sweet and juicy, it’s the best time to be preserving your little darlings. It’s kind of therapeutic too, preparing the fruit, filling the jars and switching on […]

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The Common Cold and a Sicilian Chicken Soup Recipe for the Soul

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I’ve had a horrendous cold. Yuck! One of those ones that linger so long I can hardly remember life without it. The only thing that’s getting me through is feeding myself with healthy food, comfort food and most importantly my family’s favourite recipes. My Grandma’s Sicilian Chicken Soup is one of my greatest loves. This […]

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Berry Nice Smoothie

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I could devour blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries all day. Not just delicious, but also full of antioxidants, that’s a win win! When it’s berry season I go mad for them. I wish I could find a few more secret places to go blackberry picking. We used to go blackberry picking all the time as […]

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