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... 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... 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... Read more

Play with your senses and have fun

Play with your senses and have fun

19-06-2014

Since my daughter Gaia seemed to like all the new vegetables in her diet, after a few months I also started to add small vegetable pieces in to her food. As my daughter reached 12 months old and was eating 2 course meals I gave... Read more

What vegetable is nicknamed "Pie Plant"?

What vegetable is nicknamed "Pie Plant"?

11-06-2014

Rhubarb is nicknamed the "pie plant", I just adore the attractive succulent rose red color of the edible stalks that actually look like red celery. They say the redder the stalk, the sweeter the rhubarb!Rhubarb is a vegetable,... Read more

Spice up your life!

Spice up your life!

21-05-2014

Never judge a piece of fruit by its skin. You’ve got to admit, prunes aren’t the most attractive-looking fruit — dark brown, dried, shriveled-up little plums. But looks can be deceiving, because their sweet flavour and sticky... Read more

Helping children to love vegetables - Introduction

Helping children to love vegetables - Introduction

16-05-2014

So here I am again! As I have already written on my profile, I just had a baby (..well actually it was two years ago but it feels like yesterday!) and I “had to” go through the weaning dilemma. I confess I was a little lost at... Read more

The amazing Quince fruit

The amazing Quince fruit

12-05-2014

Nicknamed “the most amazing fruit that you’ve never eaten”, the once relatively unknown quince is gaining popularity rapidly in Australia. This bright golden-yellow beauty is low in calories and packed with dietary fibre,... Read more

Healthy salading tips on frying vegetables

Healthy salading tips on frying vegetables

17-04-2014

In our journey through the different methods of cooking vegetables, we could not skip the option of frying. Although it may be very delicious, it is the least healthy cooking method. Too much fried food can be... Read more

Fascinating figs. Are they the perfect salad ingredient

Fascinating figs. Are they the perfect salad ingredient

31-03-2014

I am enjoying the last of the fresh figs in my garden as the autumnal weather arrives. (I have dried plenty of figs for the winter months). This ‘From Paddock to Plate’ fig salad is one of my favourites:Combine washed rocket... Read more

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