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Cooking for a year without a cent spent at Coles or Woolworths

I don’t much go into New Year’s resolutions, but this time last year a friend of mine suggested I resolve to not spend a single dollar at Coles or Woolworths for the entire year. Given my view of the practices … Continue reading

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Sweet potato croquettes with roo tail and native herbs

I like cooking with native ingredients for Australia Day. It gives me pause to reflect on the Traditional Owners of this land, give thanks for their custodianship and recognise their knowledge. I had great success with my first ever batch … Continue reading

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Goat tacos

Goat is a very sustainable meat. Goats are browsers, rather than grazers like cows, they don’t tear out root systems and deplete the soil of nutrient rich grasses when feeding. Goats turn weeds into meat. Studies have shown goat diet … Continue reading

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Kill, pluck, eat

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS SOME GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS AND MAY OFFEND SOME READERS For the better part of my life, I’ve thought that if a person wants to benefit from the consumption of an animal, a person needs to be able … Continue reading

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Susan’s Sumptuous Supper’s Savings Tips

I recently had a friend ask me how I can afford all the ingredients I cook with. It’s a very good question and I thought others may also be interested. I have a chronic illness and am only able to … Continue reading

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The milk wars

When I started this blog I promised myself I wouldn’t post anything negative here. All you get is recipes, produce and producers that inspire me. There are a couple of times I’ve wanted to post about milk, but I’ve refrained. … Continue reading

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Homemade (Macadamia) Ferrero Rochers

I made these for Mother’s Day. It took some figuring out, but I’m very glad with the result. They were amazing. It’s a bit of a fiddle, but the effort will be worth the result if you want to impress … Continue reading

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A day with the happy pigs – Open Day at Boxgum Grazing

I’ve been buying pork from the first Saturday Boxgum Grazing came to the Capital Region Farmers Market. I fell in love at first bite. Plus, Sam and Claire are so lovely, a crucial factor in attaining my loyal custom. Of … Continue reading

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Meat Free Week

Monday 18 – Sunday 24 March is Meat Free Week. The purpose of Meat Free Week is to raise awareness about factory farming and excessive meat consumption. I am very excited about it. Many years ago, I tried to be … Continue reading

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Sweet and sour pork

I have fallen in love with the natural sweetness of the free range pork produced by Boxgum Grazing. I’ve been thinking that their pork strips would make a lovely sweet and sour pork. We’ve all experienced the greasy, stodgy sweet … Continue reading

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