An 1890s Tipsy Cake & Coolgardie WA

Yesterday I had my first foray into live television cooking, via Skype. It was all lights, camera, action with liberal assistance from my mother, Marita who along with the savvy technicians and producers at Studio Ten helped get things set up both at home and virtually. What an experience. I was asked to share rural [...]

By | April 16th, 2020|Australian History, recipes|0 Comments

Foraging for freshwater mussels.

I can't imagine these would be good eating laying on the creek bank in this heat. But freshwater mussels of the inland river and creek variety are pretty tasty if you're lucky enough to find some in a good season. They certainly aren't as prolific as in previous years. Changes to waterways, chemical run-off and [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Australian History, COUNTRY LIFE, recipes|0 Comments

Slow Cooker Wisdom

While I probably shouldn't be spruiking the benefits of an electrical device that you can plug in and then chose to leave unattended for nine or ten hours (Disclaimer) my winter evenings have been substantially improved by the slow cooker. This nifty device can cook anything from corn beef to steamed chicken to ossu bucco. [...]

By | June 17th, 2010|recipes|0 Comments
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