local produce

Fire Wood Expedition

Green Living
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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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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Inner Biscuit – Kyneton Dining

Dining Out
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Amongst the Piper Street foodie delights, Inner Biscuit in Kyneton is a delectable place for cake, coffee and brunchie lunchies! Ok, so now I’ll get a little obsessed with naming their range of cakes: we’re talking orange and almond, apple crumble cake, dutch honey cake, brownies, lemon biscuits, and even Dutch spiced cookies called speculars! […]

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Farmers Market

Garden
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Daylesford Farmers Market and a Delicious Winter Salad Farmers markets are so. in. right. now. And I’m following the trend like a little lemming! The Daylesford Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday of the month, and so off I trot to buy my goodies! The organic vegies and free range eggs are my […]

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A Cheeky Broccoli and Cauliflower Secret

Garden
broccoli secrets

Did you know after you’ve picked the main head of a broccoli or cauliflower, smaller heads will continue to grow, giving you even more vegetable from your one plant! The leaves and stalk are also edible. So don’t think once you’ve harvested the first broccoli florets the harvest is over, wait a little while and […]

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