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In My Kitchen (Gasp!)… October 2018

Hello world. What have you been up to?  It’s been a year of highs and lows, reflection and re-direction, culling and curating. As part of editing my life, I have had many conversations with myself about this blog, whether I wanted it to continue and if so, in what format. It’s certainly liberating, not thinking… >> Read more

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In My Kitchen… October 2013

In my October kitchen is……the first shallot I have ever grown. Actually, it’s a spring onion or eschallot but in Australia, we call them shallots.  Confusingly, we call real shallots, shallots too! I picked up a couple of seedlings at Crop Swap earlier in the year and planted them in amongst the herbs. It was… >> Read more

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Strawberry & Rosemary Shrub

‘Would you like a Rum & Shrub?’ Aunty Marjorie enquired. ‘A Rum & What?’ I said. ‘A Rum & Shrub’ ‘What’s a shrub?’ I asked. ‘A shrub is well….a shrub…a drink.’  ‘I’ve never heard of it. Is it a shrub and you add rum or is it an all in one?’ ‘It’s a shrub’ she… >> Read more

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In My Kitchen… September 2013

In my September kitchen… …are two mega bottles of Tabasco Sauce, lugged back for me all the way from the USA by my friend Mel. I’ve included a normal size bottle in the photo so you can see just how big they are. Like me, she can’t resist a bargain and can’t bear to pay over… >> Read more

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