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

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

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