5 Ways To Enhance Salads

5 Ways To Enhance Salads

15-04-2015

Even salad lovers can get bored over time with their usual medley of greens. Here are some ways to perk up their taste.... Read more

Go foraging for fresh greens

Go foraging for fresh greens

04-04-2015

I’ve taken up a new hobby. Foraging. But don’t think you have to look too far. All I had to do was venture into the back garden after a decent fall of rain to discover big leafy greens with a new lease of life and vibrant... Read more

Meet La Signora Melanzana

Meet La Signora Melanzana

26-03-2015

Over twenty years ago, not long after getting married, I wanted to ignite my passion for vegetables and especially recipies with eggplants because our family are eggplant growers. I set out to find traditional recipes and... Read more

Apple and kohlrabi salad - a healthy addiction

Apple and kohlrabi salad - a healthy addiction

15-03-2015

It’s time to start cooking with the freshest flavours of March and that includes the large variety of Australian apples that come into season at this time of year.... Read more

The “Maria” bath technique is a simple way to preserve food

The “Maria” bath technique is a simple way to preserve food

16-12-2014

In the past there were many ways to preseve food, such as drying, smoking, pickling/using vinegar, salting, syrups, marinades, etc., today we mainly just use our refrigerators and freezers to keep our fruits and vegetables... Read more

Draw on your experience to serve something special

Draw on your experience to serve something special

10-12-2014

Hello everyone, at Christmas you'll most likely find me in the kitchen. It is one of the few times in the year that we actually have the time to prepare and enjoy wonderful meals together. I often prefer to serve tried and... Read more

Eggplant rocks!

Eggplant rocks!

22-10-2014

The eggplant is a versatile vegetable prepared in many special ways in different countries. Think of 'moussaka' from Greece, 'baba ganoush' from Turkey or the Middle East, 'eggplant parmigiana' from Italy and 'ratatouille' from... Read more

Experiment with Celeriac!

Experiment with Celeriac!

12-10-2014

I went to a friend’s place for lunch recently, unaware that their veggie garden had been exploding with a knobbly, ivory-coloured root throughout the autumn and winter months.Before that day, I am ashamed to say I had never... Read more

Don’t ruin your salad

Don’t ruin your salad

23-09-2014

One of the things I love about salads is that they are so easy to make.... Read more

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... Read more

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