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[25 Jan 2012 | 11 Comments | ]
Dehydrating Zucchini

The waves of zucchinis just keep coming from our garden! This year, we’re dehydrating them to preserve them for use throughout the year.

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[1 Sep 2011 | 25 Comments | ]
Gourmet Farmer – Australia’s River Cottage?

The first series of Gourmet Farmer aired on SBS last year, and it’s back this year for Series 2. Is this Australia’s answer to Britain’s River Cottage?

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[31 Jul 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Sampling Home Made Parmesan

Finally, we got a chance to sample Gavin’s home made parmesan cheese on Tuscan meatballs with spaghetti. Yum!

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[6 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Home Grown Bacon And Eggs On Sourdough

Home-grown and cured bacon, home-grown eggs, home made sourdough, and home made butter. How much better can Sunday morning breakfast get?

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[5 Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Meeting The Pickles

We finally get a chance to meet up with some new online friends, have a great time, and finish off with pumpkin soup for dinner.

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[15 May 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Broad Bean And Bacon Fettuccine

A quick and easy meal, made with frozen ingredients that are easy to keep on hand. Delicious!

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[4 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Duck Egg Yolk Pasta With Pesto

It sounds really fancy, but it’s actually just a practical way to use up duck egg yolks after making lots of meringues with the whites! Home made pesto is quick and delicious accompaniment that does the pasta justice.

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[5 Apr 2011 | 13 Comments | ]
Home-Grown Pumpkin Soup

One of our favourite meals on a rainy Sunday is pumpkin soup. It’s dead easy to make from scratch!

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[20 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Herbs, Herbs, Wonderful Herbs

A guest post from Monique Dare-Ward, giving a roundup of some of her favourite herbs that we can all grow in the backyard.

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[28 Feb 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Home Made Bacon

I kept the belly of one side of our pork, and had a go at making a home-cured bacon. It turned out delicious!