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Australian Owned Milk Brands – Almost a Thing of the Past

29/11/2019 | By

It’s time to start paying attention, folks – familiar Australian owned milk brands and large Australian-owned dairy processors are almost a thing of the past.

By Stefan Kühn – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23754

Next time you are standing at the dairy fridge pondering the increasingly dizzying array of milk choices, think carefully before you reach for a bottle. Now, more than ever, we need to look for Australian owned milk brands because nearly all of the big names in dairy that you might be familiar with are owned internationally.

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Snapper Fishing and South Australian Food Security

13/09/2019 | By

Snapper fishing – and eating – is a favourite South Australian summer pastime, but now it’s threatened. You need to know why.

fishing boat, Snapper Fishing

Summertime … (Image by orythys from Pixabay)

Adelaide news accounts from a couple of weeks back reported a sharp decline in snapper numbers in South Australian waters, prompting a suggestion that snapper fishing may be banned for up to three years.

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On Eating Meat Book Review – and Fire and Flavour from Adelaide’s Chef Nu

19/07/2019 | By

I check out two new books this week – Matthew Evans’ confronting, but inspiring ‘On Eating Meat’, and the heartwarming collection of family-inspired recipes in from chef Nu Suandokmai in ‘Fire and Flavour’.

 On Eating Meat by Matthew Evans

Australian chef, farmer and food critic Matthew Evans, of Fat Pig Farm, has a new book out and it’s going to ruffle some feathers. 

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Bread Ingredients – Do you Wonder What’s in Your Bread? You should!

01/06/2019 | By

If you’re not a baker you’re probably unaware of general bread ingredients – but maybe it’s time we all started paying attention to what is on our plates.

bread ingredients, Fresh Bread

Hello dearest reader – I’m home again after quite a long trip, and have so much to share with you from both Turkey and Southern Italy. 

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Urban Beekeeping – Lambs’ Ears Gets Her Own Honey!

16/11/2018 | By

No false advertising here – Lambs’ Ears makes it real, taking up urban beekeeping! Sweet by name and now by nature, too, and with minimal pain – so far.

Bees in the echium - urban beekeeping

It’s been an exciting time here, as I finally realise a dream and join the league of those involved in urban beekeeping with my own beehive. 

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Fresh Strawberries – Cut Them Up, Don’t Cut Them Out!

21/09/2018 | By

Celebrate the warmer weather by adding new season fresh strawberries to your menus – ‘cut them up, don’t cut them out’ and support our strawberry growers!

cut them up, don't cut them out - strawberries

It’s been a bugger of a week for Australian strawberry growers. 

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