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Easter Holidays

Holidays are something that I really cherish, they give Hubby and I a real chance to have some quality time. We both work full time and Hubby can work anywhere up to between 60 & 70 hours a week (far to much in my opinion) So for us holidays mean time out for...
Hot Cross Buns – The Great Debate

Hot Cross Buns – The Great Debate

Traditional, Extra Fruit, No Fruit, No Peel, Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Chip, Mocha… These days there are more options that I know what to do with.  But is doesn’t really matter as I am a purist and love the good old traditional one full of fruit and...
Just call me Queen of the Show Pavilion

Just call me Queen of the Show Pavilion

Well I really was being quite cheeky when I suggested that I might win for my egg and Rosella entries at the local show. But apparently my entries were worthy of a 1st and 2nd for Rosella’s (yes you can enter as many times as you like) and a 1st for eggs. I...

Off to the Show

This weekend is the annual country show for the town near where I live. It is not a big show but if last year (the first year I attended as a spectator) was anything to go by, there are some keen gardeners and cooks in the area. Last year I went only as a spectator...
Cooking with Rosellas

Cooking with Rosellas

Last week I began harvesting my Rosella’s.  Until now I had never grown them before let alone cooked with them and needless to say I have learnt a few things along the way. First of all Rosella’s do not store well regardless of if they are left whole or...