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Eat Drink Blog 15 – A Post in Pictures

In the middle of October I was lucky enough to attend the national annual Eat Drink Blog¬†2015 conference. When Canberra won the ¬†vote to hold the conference, most Canberra bloggers were really excited. This was our chance to show the rest of Australia just how damn good the Nations Capital was. The place to be,…… Continue reading Eat Drink Blog 15 – A Post in Pictures

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La Spiced Pumpkin Cake – a leftover, turned magical treat

You know when you have leftover pumpkin from a massive soup making episode and you think, roasted pumpkin, or maybe pumpkin mash, or pumpkin scones or moooore pumpkin soup, whatever will I do with this mountain of pumpkin I have leftover? Well, Dear Readers, do I have a fantastic recipe for you! This will be…… Continue reading La Spiced Pumpkin Cake – a leftover, turned magical treat

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A long weekend, a fig and port cake and a jar or two.

It was the Australia Day long weekend, and I had it all to myself. SO had taken the kids down the coast for 4 lovely days. I had the house to myself, the remote to myself, the bed to myself and the kitchen to myself. Oh, the quiet, the peace and tranquility, I’ve enjoyed every…… Continue reading A long weekend, a fig and port cake and a jar or two.

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Christmas Market Challenge? Yes please – A trip to EPIC Farmers Market

I’d heard about this invitation to market from a fellow blogger on a boat. It was an invite for Canberra bloggers to experience the Capital Region Farmers Markets on a personal level. To meet the stall holders, and find out a little more about them other than what was in front of you to purchase.…… Continue reading Christmas Market Challenge? Yes please – A trip to EPIC Farmers Market

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It’s been a good food week

It feels like I haven’t done a post for ages, when in fact it’s only been a week. When I look back at all my photo’s on my Instagram and twitter accounts, there’s been a lot of food cooked, consumed and captured. I don’t have a specific subject for this post, but just want to…… Continue reading It’s been a good food week

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In My Kitchen – June 2014

It’s that time of the month. The time to peer into the kitchens and lives of strangers. To see what other’s are up to, what new purchases have been made, gifts given, produce sown and harvested and new culinarily stunning dishes invented. Since starting this blog, and stumbling upon Celia’s In My Kitchen stories, I…… Continue reading In My Kitchen – June 2014

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Mushroom risotto with truffle oil and roasted mushrooms

Throughout June the Australian Mushroom Growers Association (AMGA) is promoting local mushrooms. Did you know that you can buy Canberra regional grown mushrooms? Canberra Mushrooms, from Yass and Majestic Mushrooms, from Murrumbateman supply fresh mushrooms to ACT independent grocers, food outlets and our weekly farmers markets. The EPIC Regional Farmers Markets and the Southside Farmers…… Continue reading Mushroom risotto with truffle oil and roasted mushrooms

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A red wine whine.

I never remember what my favourite red wines are. I have a note saved on my iPhone of 4 wines that have tickled my fancy, but considering how much red wine I drink, that’s not enough. I know I’ve drunk some wonderful red wines, but perhaps I just don’t recall them after a glass or…… Continue reading A red wine whine.