One of the joys of autumn is the produce available. Beautifully coloured pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, crisp green … More
It is autumn here in the Southern Hemisphere, and a time to welcome apples, pears, passion fruit, quince, limes and … More
It’s summer, the days are sunny and bright, and there is an abundance of gorgeous fruit around, from blueberries and … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…I would pour you a cup of Earl Grey Blue Flower … More
In my weekly Small Pleasures post, I feature things in my shopping basket that week, but usually don’t follow up … More
It was Saturday afternoon, and we decided that a little something was needed to accompany our cup of tea and … More
orthern hemisphere is thinking of salads and strawberries, those of us who live down under are thinking of soups and stews. As we approach the shortest day, and several more weeks until I can walk to work in morning light, our minds turn to those comfort foods that also bring smiles to our faces.
I mentioned on Monday that I am taking some time off work – two weeks to be exact. Being at home means more time for reading (actually have two books on the go for the first time in ages), time to do some clutter clearing (I was very pleased with the results of reorganising the herbs and spices today), doing a new jigsaw, listening to podcasts and going for walks. I’ve also been browsing cookbooks, seeking ideas and inspiration now I have a bit more time to try things out