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Monthly Archives: March 2010

forgetting

What is going ON? I cannot seem to remember my own name.  So, first, last week, I rock up to work without my laptop. This equipment is kinda crucial to my role. I couldn't even pretend. I had to look blank-faced at my boss and tell him I was going […]

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weekendiness

A gorgeous visit to my sister Suze's house… they have chooks! (Check out this pen my brother in law built, clever dude.) The euphoria of a fresh laid egg! gorgeous nephew another gorgeous nephew and another gorgeous nephew. Blessed, we are. People with three small boys shouldn't look this good. […]

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making your own hummus

You'd never believe it, after sitting around looking over my left-hand-side new-things-to-do list for how long now? I'm finally plowing through it.  Today: awesome hummus!! I've made hummus before, probably most of you have, it's pretty straightforward. I was once responsible for making the condiments at a cafĂ© in Glebe about […]

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yoghurt maple balls

You mean I need to stop eating these long enough to write a post?  Naaah. I can multi-task. Yoghurt maple balls. *sigh*.  You know I'm pretty finicky about recipe provenance. I always try to credit anyone and any recipe that has influenced one of mine.  This one is a wee […]

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lemon sago pudding

I soundly acknowledge I am not a sophisticated cook. So not. You've gathered this already. I've catered a few degustations for large numbers but my menus were pretty simple. I love truly skillful food blogs. You know, the ones that even beyond the really good photography are full of seriously […]

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weekendiness

My favourite weekend breakfast…   And a project underway – still another 2 days to wait for the yoghurt maple balls to be ready!    Hope you're having a lovely weekend! xxx

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some days are unphotographable

Like today. A work day, of course. Began pretty well, no therapies this morning (2 mornings a week I juggle breakfast/ getdressed/ lunchesmade/ getpackedup followed by daycare drop-off and then Henry's occupational therapy or speech therapy and then school dropoff and then get myself across the city to work. Actually […]

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food for kids

Another super-quick and totally easy dinner that your kids might eat: Oodles of Noodles with Ham and Cheese. A couple of years ago when I told my truly excellent mother in law that I had taken a job cooking for a hundred children at a big preschool in Brisbane, she sent […]

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summer days

Something else I love about the farm: the trees. A very old fig. Hard to get the scale without a person standing at its base, but they're cattle yards behind. This tree is enormous. I love it.   These too, just cool looking trees on the driveway up to the house.  […]

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panettone for breakfast

If you ever see panettone on special, often any time other than Christmas, you should buy it.  Personally I don't love it just as a cake-briochy-bready thing, but like this, it is heaven:  Toasted, spread with butter and sprinkled with icing sugar isn't my brilliant original idea. Adam and I […]

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