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  • Spring is in the air
    Wahoo! spring is in the air…my fruit trees are in full bud ready to burst open,my vege plants are almost growing before my eyes and I am busy putting compost on all my gardens. Roses are pruned(all three of them) and hydrangeas are trimmed and budding up nicely. Remember it doesn’t matter how small a space you may have …you Continue Reading...
  • Mid winter French Christmas FAWC event
    I was kindly invited by the Farmhouse Kitchen to be part of “A Winter French Christmas FAWC event “on the 8th June. What fun we had entertaining 14 guests and showing them how to make a Christmas terrine and a spicy stacked meringue dessert. We then served up a delicious French Christmas lunch for them and wonderful Te Mata Estate Continue Reading...
  • Anyone for a pancake….Melbourne style
    Had this crazy pancake in Melbourne!!...
  • Melbourne..what a food place.
    I always have these good intentions of writing a regular blog and it just never seems to happen…I am always scrambling for spare time!! Have just had a quick trip to Melbourne… getting to lots of foodie places was not easy this trip….I have just become nana to twin boys so I was visiting them…8 weeks old now! But have Continue Reading...
  • Summer is here….hopefully!
    Well this summer is certainly turning out to be a crazy one. I don’t think I have seen Hawke’s Bay so green for mid January. Rain….we can have a week with 30 degree days and then the following week, I am concerned that I am going to be flooded in!!! My vegetable garden is totally at a loss what to Continue Reading...