Flat Pancetta

Flat Pancetta

In the winter months, I like to purchase Flat Pancetta. Sliced very, very thinly at the Delicatessen, and fried for a mere minute or less, tossed in this case with Flat European beans from our garden and a very easy…

Solanum muricatum - I wish I loved you!

Solanum muricatum – I wish I loved you!

Abundantly in the garden you grow. Beautiful shaped fruit on an evergreen shrub. I wish I loved you so I could eat you…but no matter how beautiful you look I have yet to desire you… but as the chickens enjoy…

Kalamata

Kalamata

The Kalamata olives are ripe. We have a very small tree. It has been crowded greedily near Pandorea jasminoides ‘Lady Di’ and some Sedum flowers. And yet it is productive. I will harvest and bathe them until they are tasty.

Harvest Past

Harvest Past

Diospyros kaki

Diospyros kaki

A very beautiful harvest of Kaki fruit from my small tree in Reservoir. I grew up with Kaki trees in Italy, and remember thinking they were amazing. Tomato like in appearance but so vastly different in flavour. The large seeds…

Spelt

Spelt

For a change or because wheat is bloating you, then try spelt. It is more expensive, about $28 for a 5k bag, where I shop, compared to $13.50 for a similar size bag of wheat flour, but it is really…

May Quince

May Quince

For many years in Melbourne, I would¬†ride my bike in search of quinces. Near CERES, Brunswick, I found two maybe it was three small trees, planted along the nature strip. I would knock and ask the nearby house, if I…

Bread in me

Bread in me

North of Adelaide, in a small town, where delicious bread cannot be found, my friends did find, that with simple measure they could bake bread at their leisure. Bread delicious and of sourdough kind, made twice a week to be…