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And sow it begins...

Saturday 9 January was officially the first growing day of the year for me. I absolutely love growing from seed, so it is always a joy to put the first seeds of the year into compost and imagine what they will turn in to. 362 more words

Gardening And Growing

The Vege Garden

Oops, I didn’t mean to leave my vege garden update for so long. Anyone would think it had fallen into disarray or been trampled by pigs (both reasonably likely). 718 more words


Roasted Chicken & Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing


1 no roasted chicken breast (shredded)

100g soba noodle

½ no each red, yellow & green capsicum (deseeded and thinly sliced)

1 stalk cilantro (chopped) 116 more words

Appetisers & Salads

A New Way of Planting Veges

As spring marches on I am slowly getting veges planted in the little pockets of time that I have. The Little Fulla doesn’t often sleep for very long at a time during the day, so when he does I throw on some gardening clothes and almost run outside and hack into things like there’s no tomorrow. 589 more words


Stir-fried beans and capsicum with anchovies

Family food, 148pp.
by Gabriel Gaté
Anne O’Donovan, South Yarra, Victoria, 1987
Cooking on page 32

This book has been reprinted 10 times, and my copy (which cost just $1 from an charity shop) is from 1992. 318 more words


Capsicums with Kidney Beans and Feta

As usually happens, a couple of things collide to make me cook a particular recipe. Today, there is a surfeit of kidney beans in the cupboard. 577 more words


Brunch bake

This fast and fabulous dish makes a brilliant breakfast, lunch, and, not surprisingly given its name, brunch!


  • 200g Turkish bread, cut into 1cm slices…
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