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[18 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | ]
Mandarin Glut!

What do you do with a treeful of mandarins or other citrus?

Keeping Animals, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Skinning A Duck | ]
Skinning A Duck

What do you do with a misbehaving drake? Around here, you invite him to dinner!

Frugality, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[13 Jun 2012 | 8 Comments | ]
Bread As A Quiche Base

Quiche is a quick and easy meal, and a great way to use up leftover food. Using bread as the base makes it even quicker and easier!

Frugality, Keeping Animals, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[19 Apr 2012 | 12 Comments | ]
Head Cheese Recipe

It’s a boiled pig’s head, meat removed and diced, then set in a terrine mould with jelly made from the cooking broth. What’s not to like?!

Frugality, Keeping Animals, Recipes »

[9 Feb 2012 | 9 Comments | ]
Pig Trotters In Sweet Vinegar

We’re getting towards the end of the pigs we raised for meat – literally! I’ve never cooked trotters before, so this was an interesting meal.

Preparing Food, Recipes »

[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!

Growing Food, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[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.

Growing Food, Preparing Food, Recipes »

[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!