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January 2014

Perfect Pesto

I love spending time in my little kitchen garden. Ive planted colourful flowers dotted between veggies and herbs.  I love the look of the tumbling herb bushes, and the rambling cherry tomatoes climbing up wooden …

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Sweet potato, chickpea and tomato salad

Look what I found in the back of my veggie drawer…….. sprouting sweet potatoes Sad and forlorn, they look like creatures from the deep, with long purple and white tendrils….. just begging me to cook …

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Passionfruit cookies

We have a bushy passionfruit vine at the back of our garden.  Its a small vine, which we planted to hide a rather unsightly back garden wall.  Its gives us a beautiful outlook with large …

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Cherry tomato tart

I have a very productive, but small vegie patch in my suburban garden.  It’s in elevated and sunny spot and my gardening efforts are paid off with zesty herbs and some very tasty vegies.  While …

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monster holiday scones

My family has a holiday tradition, that is just too comforting and delicious not to share.  Every year, we venture off on a family holiday, usually to a sleepy coastal town, somewhere we can all …

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happy new year………….

My beautiful friend Vanna has written the most inspiring new year post on her blog Tea and contemplation.  She has made a commitment to throw out or give away one thing each day.   So I …

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