Monthly Archives: January 2014

Christened my new toy! Indian Karahi.

When we were in India last March, I was smitten when I saw some heavy cast iron pans that resembled asian woks but were much heavier,  being used by street vendors wherever food was made or sold.  These pans were … Continue reading

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Crispy Pork Spring Rolls

I got a few requests from other campers while we were away wanting to know the recipe for my pork spring rolls. It piqued their interest when I was preparing them while having my afternoon glass of wine, so when … Continue reading

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Restore, renew and respect!

We have just returned home after being on holidays for close to 3 weeks….. I must admit that as much as I like being home to take stock of what is happening in the garden I am not at all … Continue reading

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Ahhh, holidays.

We are enjoying a well-earned relax after a very busy year. Camping at one of our favourite spots on Australia’s NSW east coast-Pambula Beach. After heading up the coast for a few days investigating potential future camping spots we have … Continue reading

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It is summer isn’t it?

Another lovely summer day, not! At this rate we will not be seeing many tomatoes, pumpkins or much else that likes a bit of heat. Too yucky to work outside so took a pickie of todays harvest. Zucchini, thyme, parsley, … Continue reading

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First jobs for the New Year – and the last of the last years!

I must admit to having a very lazy day today. Not from over partying the seeing in of 2014  but just because it felt right. I am going back into the office tomorrow which doesn’t fill me with glee. I have … Continue reading

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