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

Tips to avoid ruining your salad

Tips to avoid ruining 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

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

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