Sally Wise’s Plum Sauce

Sally Wise’s Plum Sauce

Sally Wise’s Plum Sauce Congratulations to Mikoto Araki who won this months #inseason #cookoff with her recommendation of Sally Wise’s plum sauce recipe. Ingredients: 3kg damson or other dark plums, washed (or greengage plums) 1.5kg sugar 6 cups cider...
Silverbeet Dolmas

Silverbeet Dolmas

Silverbeet Dolmas Congratulations to Emily Willocks who won this months #inseason #cookoff with her silverbeet dolmates. Emily noted that she usually uses roo instead of lamb and often likes to use red rice. Thanks for a great recipe Emily! 50g minced lamb 1 cup rice...
Festive ice bowl

Festive ice bowl

Festive ice bowl Making a festive ice bowl to hold prawns, ice cream, or other frozen desserts can be a lot of fun, especially with children or grandchildren. Take: 2 stainless steel bowls of the same shape, one larger than the other fresh flower petals and leaves...
Taking stock: the wonders of lovage

Taking stock: the wonders of lovage

Taking stock: the wonders of lovage What is lovage? Making your own stock is a sure fire way of avoiding certain ingredients such as MSG, palm oil, wheat, emulsifiers, and flavour enhancers found in many commercial stock cubes and powders. Simply grow the culinary...
A glut of zucchini

A glut of zucchini

A glut of zucchini Recipes for a glut of zucchini There must be 101 things you can do with zucchinis but some of the less obvious and most delicious include zucchini bread, chocolate cake, pickles, slices, chutney and piccalilli. Zucchini chocolate cake 1/2 cup...
A glut of cumquats

A glut of cumquats

Recipes for a glut of cumquats A Glut of Cumquats Cumquats* resemble small oranges about the size of large olives. The trees are classified now as part of the Rutaceae family (Rue family) or Citrus sensu family which means ‘in sense they are citrus’. They used...