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Adam James – the Fermenting Guru at Rough Rice

27/10/2017 | By

For some, tofu can be a little disappointing. But for Adam James, the fermenting maestro at Rough Rice, a mouthful of tofu & miso was utterly life-changing.

Jeong Kwan with Adam James

Adam James with Korean nun, the ‘philosopher chef’ Jeong Kwan.

As I mentioned to you all a few weeks back, the inaugural Ferment the Festival was held this past weekend.

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Home-Made Tomato Sauce – Too Easy!

07/04/2017 | By

As the last of the summer fruit shows up in the stores, it’s time to grab some inexpensive, over-ripe tomatoes & whip up your own home-made tomato sauce.

home-made tomato sauce

Well the new kitchen is up and running, albeit with raw, scarred walls where the old tiles were removed, which is pretty ugly – so I have no update on these images just yet (except for a tiny hint I shared on Instagram last week).

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Cookbook Reviews – Two Great New Titles To Get Your Hands On

23/09/2016 | By

Two new cookbook reviews from Murdoch Books – Check out “The Dinner Ladies” and “Ferment Pickle Dry” & let loose your inner domestic goddess.

the dinner ladies - cookbook reviews

My kids are (more or less) independent now, but I can well remember the years when we had after-school commitments every single night of the week. 

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In My Kitchen April 2016

01/04/2016 | By

It’s time for another glimpse at some of my favourite things in my kitchen.

In My Kitchen anoter cookbook - Not Just Jam

Once again it’s time for me to share some of the things that I’m loving in my kitchen at the moment. 

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Peach Vanilla Jam – and a Ball Deluxe Home Preserving Starter Kit to Win!

17/04/2015 | By

Peach & Vanilla jam

If I remember correctly, last week I promised to share the recipe for my delicious peach vanilla jam which I boasted about in my April In My Kitchen post.

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Bacon Jam with Bourbon & Perfect Foodie Gift Suggestions

19/12/2014 | By

Bacon Jam with Bourbon

Bacon Jam with Bourbon

I won’t keep you long with this post. God knows, I’m busy and I’ll bet you are too. I finished my Christmas shopping today so am feeling a little smug and pleased with myself, but I have been known to leave it it until much closer to the death-knock.

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