Share a fresh fruit platter and enjoy time together

Share a fresh fruit platter and enjoy time together

11-09-2014

Since I have returned to work, it seems that time is always running out! So I thought I would share two ideas that have helped me find some good balance between the rigours of preparing meals, being a working mum and having fun! A good habit that we ... Read more

Nannup Flower & Garden Festival 2014

Nannup Flower & Garden Festival 2014

03-09-2014

In the South West corner of Western Australia, thousands of people gathered in the small country town of Nannup to look “Over The Garden Gate”; this year’s them in celebration of gardening.Over on the From Paddock to Plate stage, more than 100 ... Read more

Discover what is local, fresh and in-season

Discover what is local, fresh and in-season

30-08-2014

Do you just love going to the local flea or farmers markets in the towns and villages to discover what is local, fresh and in-season. I have not spoken until now about organic food, but yes, I have used them, especially when I was... Read more

Salt free vegetables for baby Gaia

Salt free vegetables for baby Gaia

24-08-2014

I was concerned about the level of salt in foods, so throughout the first year of baby Gaia's life, my aim was not to add salt at all. The main method of cooking that I used to prepare my vegetables (and still use for the whole family) is steaming. ... Read more

Who knew juice could change your life?

Who knew juice could change your life?

12-08-2014

Vicki from CVG Fruit, an Australian based juicing company, is on a mission to introduce Queenslanders to the health – and taste - benefits of freshly squeezed, unprocessed fruit and vegetable juices.Along with her husband Caesar, Vicki op... Read more

Love my Salad at Great Yorkshire Show!

Love my Salad at Great Yorkshire Show!

30-07-2014

The Love My Salad stand at The Great Yorkshire Show this July proved a great draw for visitors and especially school groups. The stand featured interactive activities, displays of a range of tasty salads, recipe cards and a fantastic selection of fre... Read more

Truffle Kerfuffle

Truffle Kerfuffle

30-07-2014

That cheeky grin. Those mischievous eyes. Meeting television personality and chef Manu Feildel on the main stage at Truffle Melbourne was one of many highlights for me this truffle season.Holding a 500 gram truffle at Truffle Kerfuffle in the South W... Read more

An urban kitchen garden in the South of France

An urban kitchen garden in the South of France

30-06-2014

A few weeks ago, an ephemeral urban garden was created in Avignon. For this 4th edition, organized by  the local market association and the members of the “Brotherhood of Ensaladés” not less than 200 salads had grown at the foot of the Sain... Read more

Happy people enjoy eating good food together

Happy people enjoy eating good food together

19-06-2014

I wanted to share some "green wisdom" from my own experience. By observing my daughter’s behaviour I discovered that it’s best not to prepare big plates full of vegetables or food in general because children may thin... Read more

Don't mention it - emphasise the fun

Don't mention it - emphasise the fun

19-06-2014

We often hear that young children often refuse to eat fruit and vegetables - so how do we encourage them to eat wonderful fresh produce? I found some interesting advice from the internet site www.nostrofiglio.it Here are some exam... Read more

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