Monthly Archives: September 2015

Being a tourist in our home town – Mount Field National Park

Do you ever look out your window, sun shining, sky clear and blue, intermittent white fluffy clouds hanging atop the surrounding hills and think there is no better place on earth to be then right where you are in that … Continue reading

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Tips on preparing your fresh asparagus.

It’s asparagus season here in Australia and I love asparagus.  Not the mushy tinned stuff from days gone by but fresh, green, earthy asparagus! So here are my tips for preparing your fresh asparagus.  I hope they are of some … Continue reading

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MAPLE SYRUP AND SOY BAKED SALMON

Oven Temperature 180 degrees Celsius Serves 2 Ingredients: Zest and juice of ½ an orange 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 – 2 cloves garlic, crushed Pepper to taste 2 skinless salmon fillets (each approx. 250-300 grams) … Continue reading

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BLUEBERRY AND WHITE CHOCOLATE MUFFINS

Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1/3 cup castor sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 egg 1 cup milk ¼ cup melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup white chocolate chips … Continue reading

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Hey mate, let’s put a few snags on the barbie!

I know that most people think Australian’s speak English and for the most part you would be correct in saying that.  But when you are new to this country, 13 years of age and people are saying things like ‘Ta’, … Continue reading

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