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Seasonal Secrets

Seasonal secrets and heirloom carrots

March 26, 2012

Well folks, I’ve been a little lax on the seasonal secrets front for  a while now, but with Jupiter Creek CSA up and running I’m back on deck for a regular weekly posting of inspired ideas for using up that gorgeous, fresh, local produce. I was very excited to find some wickedly good looking heirloom [...]

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Surfeited with honey – Honey Orange Chicken with Ras el Hanout

September 23, 2011

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins”  Swinburne For quite a lot of Australians the transition between seasons can slip past without a great deal of notice as the climate in large parts of the country is very mild for most of the year.  Here in the Adelaide Hills this is not the case, though.  Summer [...]

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Seasonal Secrets – September

September 17, 2011

I guess most people who read this blog are in agreement with me that to eat as locally as possible is a good thing.  The reduction in the use of fossil fuels needed to move food across long distances is  good for the planet, the injection of funds to regional growers and producers is good [...]

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Seasonal secrets 27 August

August 27, 2011

The sun is shining on our hill – at last – bringing with it all the hope of spring, and a flurry of blossoms in our orchard.  The plum is out and the quince is budding, it won’t be too long before the apples and fig follow.  Standing in the middle of the orchard the [...]

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Seasonal Secrets – 12 August

August 12, 2011

This week I have an exciting announcement for those of my readers who live in or near Adelaide!   While it is great to read about how using fresh, local and organic produce and ingredients is best for both ourselves and our communities, sometimes we need to take in some facts and figures and be [...]

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Seasonal Secrets – 6 August

August 6, 2011

After some unseasonably fine days earlier this week, when peering despondently into my wardrobe caused me to struggle to remember just what it was that I wore in the warm weather, icy rain has descended on our hill again and my thoughts have turned to comfort food.  Coming from bog- Irish stock, there is nothing [...]

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