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The camera never lies (food bloggers do)

What’s wrong with this picture?

Technical issues aside, the problem is with the content: every bit of food depicted in this scene ended up in the rubbish bin after the photo-shoot had ended. 944 more words


Happiness from unplanned moments

It all began yesterday evening, with going out into my kitchen garden to get mint for  chai on my return from the gym. I really look forward to my morning and evening cups of chai. 971 more words


Lamb Stuffed Peppers with Chickpea and Tomato Sauce

Super tasty.

Red capsicums (or peppers or whatever you want to call them :-) ) were on special this week at the supermarket. I bought four, and they were just so perfectly formed that I didn’t have the heart to chop them up. 464 more words


Making "Giardiniera"

I had some left over vegetables to use up while they were still fresh, so I decided to have a go at making something called… 293 more words


Preserving capsicums - Part 2

After roasting off about 5 kilos of capsicums and almost a kilo of tomatoes… Plus some garlic cloves and an onion! Then de-skinning and de-seeding… Today I got to smell the reward for my efforts! 228 more words


Preserving capsicums - Part 1

I have never tried roasting capsicums before!! BUT…. I got a bargain at the local farmers market. 6KG of gorgeous fresh capsicums for $10!! Buying in bulk is worth it sometimes cause it made them only $1.66 a kilo! 66 more words


I'm tired too

Today – and yesterday too – I’m tired.

Trying to listen to my body and give it a break. And also, because I have fucked up my back. 250 more words