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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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Scrambled eggs with celery heart and smoked trout

The heart of the celery is underrated. I love the pale tender shoots and leaves that come from the middle of the celery and I think they pair perfectly with trout. For Easter a couple of years ago, my friend … Continue reading

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Honey smoked duck with a salad of fig and buffalo mozzarella

We lit the smoker on the weekend; nothing beats homemade bacon you see. If I’m going to light the smoker, I try to come up with as many other things as possible to smoke. This time, I cured a pair of … Continue reading

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Warm potato salad with smoked trout and podded broad beans

Oddly, this dish came together when I saw punnets of chives with a chive flower, on sale at Windellama Organics this morning. In the warmer weather, I always feel like eating more fish, so it was no surprise I thought … Continue reading

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Rose smoked chicken with salad

When I visited my Pop, he was pruning some old roses. At least one rose had died completely. I was quick to grab the wood, because it’s beautiful for crafting, and very difficult to get in large pieces. But I … Continue reading

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Smoked trout, asparagus and potato salad with balls of goat cheese and dill

Every week I go to the Capital Region Farmers Market and spend exactly one hundred dollars. This buys my food (and sometimes flowers and a bar of olive oil soap) for the week. This week I was having trouble deciding … Continue reading

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Celebrating Father’s Day with seasonal produce from the Capital Region

I love Father’s Day. I love my father. He’s one of those men who has most everything, so a few years ago, I took to taking him out for lunch in favour of buying him a gift. The first year … Continue reading

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Salad of honey cured smoked duck breast with orange and walnut

These honey smoked duck breasts were the last of my goodies from the smoking I did last weekend. I have been so looking forward to them. They smelled delicious going into, and coming out of, the smoker. I knew the … Continue reading

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Rosemary smoked honey lamb racks

Oh my lord, this is one of the most delicious things I’ve ever made. I’ve been thinking about making it for a week or so. Last week, when I met the lovely folks at Honey Delight, I thought their Apple … Continue reading

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Salad with lemon and rosemary smoked chicken and bocconcini

Ahh, Easter Sunday! We had chocolate eggs in bed this morning. Mine was made from Australian grown cocoa beans, with low food miles. it was gold. I had some lovely Easter SMSs too. We went to Dad’s for lunch yesterday and … Continue reading

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