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The Weekend Kitchen – Marmalade and Sausage Rolls

The Weekend Kitchen – Marmalade and Sausage Rolls

We had the most glorious weather over the weekend so most of my time was spent out doors. Hubby had to work on Saturday but when he came home he brought with him a box full of oranges and a bag of avocados that the client had given him.  The client also gave him a bag...

Peak Challenge – Must Watch Short Films

This week I came across some short animated films by Linda Cockburn who blogs over at Living the Good Life. Linda (with the help of many other talented people) has done an amazing job with these short films and I think they are a great way of starting the conversation...
Lemon Myrtle and Macadamia Nut Shortbread

Lemon Myrtle and Macadamia Nut Shortbread

This is just a basic shortbread recipe with the addition of the Lemon Myrtle powder and Macadamia Nut pieces that have been chopped up into small pieces.  You can adjust the amount of Lemon Myrtle to suit your tastes and swap the Macadamias for a different type of nut...
Harvesting And Storing Lemon Myrtle

Harvesting And Storing Lemon Myrtle

One of our neighbours has a large Lemon Myrtle tree and recently I harvested some leaves to use in the kitchen. Lemon Myrtle is a native bush food and has a strong lemon scent that will impart it’s lemon flavour when added to foods.  I like to add it to fish,...
A Lost Lorikeet and A Sick Chicken

A Lost Lorikeet and A Sick Chicken

This morning when I went out to let Jessie off from her kennel I could hear a very loud screeching from the hedge and when I looked under the plants I discovered a baby lorikeet. I could tell it was young as it did not have a coloured beak and had not developed many...