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A Sugar Free Update

Since the start of this year we have been focused on a sugar free diet.  We still eat fresh fruit but try an avoid added sugar and concentrated sugars such as juices and dried fruits.  We also avoid processed food and when I bake I try and use dextrose instead of...
A Wonderful Long Weekend

A Wonderful Long Weekend

We just had a wonderful long weekend where we not only got to catch up with friend and do stuff at home but we also found time to relax, perfect long weekend combo. We had lunch with friends out where we used to live and then spent a day and a half with other friends...
Lemon and Chicken Tagine

Lemon and Chicken Tagine

I love this dish and I have tried other versions but this is the best one. Preserved Lemon and Chicken Tagine 1.2 kg Chicken DrumbsticksChermoula marinade⅓ cup  Oil1½ tsp Salt1½ tsp Saffron threads½ tsp Ground black pepper½ tsp Ground cumin½ tsp Ground ginger1...
The Elephants and Bees Project

The Elephants and Bees Project

A Friend sent me this email the other day and I thought it was such an amazing project that I had to share.  Check out the website. Bees and Elephants Being a farmer is hard work — but being a farmer in places like Kenya, Botswana, and Sri Lanka has a unique challenge...
BBQ Mackerel With Herby Mash

BBQ Mackerel With Herby Mash

Fish is something we try and eat once a week but that is not always easy to achieve.  When we choose fish we try and choose fish that is sustainable, local and not too expensive. This week our local fish monger had fresh blue mackerel at $12 kg.  From what I can work...