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Date Loaf

Date Loaf

This recipe is an oldie but a goodie.  It is something I remember my mum cooking for us when we were kids and when I found some quite old and dry looking dates in the pantry I decided to turn them into this loaf.  The recipe calls for walnuts which work really well as...

Lots Going On Around Here

My blogging schedule has been under a bit of pressure this month but that is not to say there has not been a lot going on. We have been having a lot of house inspections so we hope that this will shortly lead to a contract but are not getting our hopes up too much....
Added Calcium For Your Chickens

Added Calcium For Your Chickens

If you have chickens then you are probably well aware that they need a good supply of calcium so that the shells of their eggs remain strong.  If chickens do not have access to enough to calcium they will actually use the calcium from their bodies. Many people confuse...
It’s Yellow Season

It’s Yellow Season

It’s Yellow Season around here with Mini Capsicums, Lemons, Quinces and Tahitian Limes all producing well in the garden. What colour season is it at your...
Eggplant Sambal

Eggplant Sambal

Have you got anything that you are growing out of season? We are still harvesting quite a few eggplants at the moment (they don’t know it’s Winter and I’m not telling). Rather than use them as a vegetable all the time I also like to turn them into...