I seem to have lost my crafting mojo these past few years. I always seem to be busy with family life or hosting my AirBnB guests, distracted ( in a good way) by my garden, newly emerging love of food photography, or getting to grips with the technicalities of blogging. I do feel the need to … Continue reading Craft for Good (not Evil).
I’m no stranger to Pinterest, and I collect recipes on an almost frenzied level, but rarely try them out. I’m truly a visual person and usually attracted by a beautiful image. The mouth-watering photo of this scrumptious cake on Pinterest got all my senses going, and this time I actually tried it out. It was amazing and … Continue reading Chocolate Meringue Cake with Fresh Berries.
I often come across blog or magazine articles about how this family or that celebrity grows all their own food in a small back yard or inner-city balcony, and often find myself dreaming of doing the same. I might aspire to this idea of self sufficiency, but I honestly, who am I kidding? It would be a colossal amount of … Continue reading Salad Days – 10 types of lettuce I’m planting now.
If clean eating, Paleo, low carb, food is your thing, then look away now. This dish is pretty bad for you in so many ways . . . . but it’s unbelievably delicious! How can something that tastes so right be so wrong? This recipe for Chinese style spare ribs was given to me about … Continue reading 22.214.171.124.5. Spare Ribs.
Now Spring is finally here I’m resolved to grow more food in the garden. I need to put my money where my mouth is if I’m talking about seasonal, locally grown, food miles matters. But, I needed to start from scratch with a big mouth and no money. Last year didn’t deliver the bumper harvests of the year … Continue reading Spring Garden Project: Creating A New Veggie Bed.
Project: Bi-annual family holiday. Destination: England and Tuscany. I was lucky enough to spend a little over 4 weeks in June and July, away from this bone-chilling Melbourne winter. It’s become a tradition for the Australian arm of our tribe, just us four, to visit family and friends in the old country every other year or so. … Continue reading Top 10 Holiday Moments.