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OzHarvest CookUp 500

24/02/2017 | By

Fun and fundraising – CookUp 500, a great evening where Adelaide’s finest chefs and food personalities got together to support OzHarvest.

OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn at cookup 500

OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn at Adelaide’s CookUp 500

Last week I took part in CookUp 500, a major fundraiser for OzHarvest here in Adelaide – the most successful food rescue organisation in South Australia. 

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Lambs’ Ears Had a Birthday – 7 Years of Blogging!

17/02/2017 | By

Lambs’ Ears had a birthday and I forgot – again!

lambs' ears had a birthday

Oh no, it seems I’ve done it again. I’m a bit hopeless at remembering important dates and have rarely (if ever) remembered the anniversary of this blog. 

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Willunga Almonds – Book Review

13/01/2017 | By

The delightful new book from Wakefield Press, Willunga Almonds by Helen Bennetts, is a great look at the history of almonds in South Australia.

Helen Bennetts new book, Willunga Almonds

Readers who follow my Facebook page will recently have seen a very rare photo of me, taken at the launch of a new South Australian food book, Willunga Almonds (Wakefield Press), by Helen Bennetts. 

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Merry Christmas From Lambs Ears and Honey

23/12/2016 | By

Wishing all of my readers a merry Christmas and safe holiday break. Thanks for hanging with me this year – and I do hope you’ll join me in new adventures in 2017.

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Image from Wikimedia Commons.

Hello and merry Christmas Dearest Reader – it’s that time of year again.

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The 2016 Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

16/12/2016 | By

The Symposium of Australian Gastronomy was first held in Adelaide in 1984. This year I attended as it came of age in Melbourne.

Symposium of Australian Gastronomy - madeleines & lamingtons for morning tea

What do Australian food thinkers have for morning tea? Madeleines & lamingtons, of course! (See Proust.)

On the first weekend in December this year I beetled over to Melbourne to attend a feast for both my brain and belly –  the 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

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Pistachio Ice Cream

09/12/2016 | By

My pistachio ice cream is the perfect shade of green for the Christmas dessert selection. Use my pistachio paste recipe to whip this up quickly at home.

home made pistachio ice cream

A couple of weeks back I shared my recipe for pistachio paste with you. 

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