Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sourdough Starter Pancakes

I’ve been reading a lot about how to use sourdough starter that is discarded when you feed your starter and today seemed like a good time to test making sourdough pancakes. Gee I wish I’d tried this sooner, they are … Continue reading

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A very Annabel Christmas Eve!

We were heading around to spend Christmas Eve with friends and I was happy to take some nibblies to share. Most of the food was based on Annabel Langbein’s forever reliable recipes and I added a couple of my own bits … Continue reading

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Well, it’s nearly Christmas.

I never feel as though it’s Christmas until the kitchen is covered in chaos with mess everywhere and yummy things slowly taking shape. Today I hit that moment! I started off with the making of mango ice-cream followed by making the … Continue reading

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I’m still in love with a pig!

Earlier this year I posted about how impressed we were with a little cracker of a cooking, come heating, camping accessory that we bought at Farmworld. This little beauty is an Ozpig! I forgot to post about how this unit … Continue reading

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Weekend wrap.

Christmas thoughts. I’m pleased to say that even though Christmas is about to hit us, all is calm, peaceful and smooth sailing  down here. I consider one of the best decisions we have ever made was to avoid the hype … Continue reading

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Corny dilemma!

I planted corn seed a week or so ago and it was all starting to shoot nicely but I came out yesterday and noticed 95% of the new shoots had been cut, sliced, chopped off at ground level. Lucky it’s … Continue reading

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In My Kitchen December.

Yet again I cannot believe how quickly this has come around. Thanks Celia, for hosting this forum, you inspire so many of us with your “down to earth” approach and sincerity! So what’s in my kitchen this month? I just had … Continue reading

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