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Spoil your mum on Mother’s day!! MAY 8th

If you are wondering what you are going to organize for Mothers' day....This will help you with that Mother's day present!!! Bring your Mum out for a special morning tea and class......I will even bring out the fancy china cups!!!!! I will post more details soon. SPACES AVAILABLE 8 (Yes I will take 8 for this class ) If...
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Christmas in Melbourne

Seems ages since I added to my blog but I had a really busy year with classes and I flew to Melbourne for a well earned break over Christmas and to catch up with family. In my classes I have often talked about my wonderful dining experience at Vue de Monde in Melbourne, I can add...
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My latest cookbook review

Winter time is a great excuse for sitting by the roaring fire and reviewing a new cookbook, my latest read is MY UNDERGROUND KITCHEN by Jess Daniell. With over 80 mouth watering recipes for home cooks. Not only are the recipes tasty, they are easy to prepare  and the recipes are divided into seasons which...
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WINTER HAS ARRIVED

I look out at a rather white lawn today and yes winter has well and truly arrived. I am always sad to see the vegetable  garden go into hibernation. Mind you it deserves a rest after producing a wonderful summer of fruit and vegetables. My pantry is stocked with plenty of varieties of relish and...
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Summer is ending…..hard to believe

Yes summer is suppose to be ending as today is the 2nd March and autumn is officially starting but with 29 degree days it is hard to believe!!! My vegetable garden has produced well this summer and my pantry is getting stocked up with relishes, sauces and pickles to get me through the winter. I came...
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Latest cook book I have read

the unbakery-raw organic goodness by Megan May (Little bird organics ) I was given this book for Christmas and have had my nose in it at every opportunity. All the recipes are 100% raw and plant based. Whilst this will not appeal to everyone ,the recipes are colourful and look mouth-watering. I am totally blown away with...
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Vegetarian class

We all know that the French love their meat but they are also keen on fresh seasonable vegetables .My vegetarian class last  weekend consisted of demonstrating a vegetable stack, raw energy salad , potato gnocchi tossed in burnt butter and sage and lavosh. I received a lovely email from one of the attendees "I have just attended Kems Vegetarian...
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Summers coming!!!

Well the weeks seem to rush by  at the moment and it is quite scary!!!Am busy getting the compost on my garden and vegetable plants in. On the top of my list this year will be more chilli's to make sweet chilli sauce...so easy to grow and so productive. Aubergines are already in as I...
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