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Yet Another Reason I Love My Garden

A friend phoned a couple of days ago and asked Hubby and me over for a dip in their pool and a relaxing evening at their place. With little effort we decided they’d BBQ some chicken and make the satay sauce … Continue reading

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Garden Vegetables & Cous Cous Salad with Ham

Jamie Oliver has a series on TV right now where he prepares 2 – 15 minute meals in a half-hour segment (I feel honour-bound to clarify that this does NOT include the time to harvest or buy the food and clean up afterwards … Continue reading

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Green Smoothie

Last weekend I took a class on raw foods. I had taken a different version of the same class a year ago. The instructor has lived for a decade without cooking her food (anything over 42 C starts to kill … Continue reading

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Mint Control

When we moved into this house, a small patch of mint was grown along the side of the extension at the back. Since that time I’ve added a brick border and planted a few herbs up above the mint but … Continue reading

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Lunch bounty

Here’s today’s lunch made up mainly of leftover bits and pieces. All very tasty. The gozleme was created from the tail end of some homemade dough that I’d made ages ago for something else where I froze part of the … Continue reading

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Gozleme and Garden Update

Here is yesterday’s harvest of silverbeet, chives and peppermint all of which I chopped up and put into a flat round piece of homemade bread (like a tortilla) with feta cheese. I folded the circle in half and sealed it … Continue reading

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Rosemary

I’ve got a very scraggly rosemary bush living outside. It’s actually one I planted from a cutting of one that is now dead :-(. This plant is doing okay, but was covered in weeds so has grown leggy to reach … Continue reading

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