April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Below you will find an extract from the April 12th newsletter. To read the full newsletter click here. Steve Solomon Book Steve has written a book for people new to growing food and / or new to Tasmania. It is called “Tasmanian Food Gardening: for beginners and new arrivals” Check it out at The Garden Shed … Continue reading

March Newsletter

March Newsletter

Read the headlines below and read the whole newsletter here. Market stall site change The whole Cygnet market will be outside for March! The Town Hall will be totally surrounded with stalls, front, back and both sides. I need such a big space that I am going to be out the back, next to the Lovett Gallery … Continue reading

Seasons in a Wholefoods Shop?

Seasons in a Wholefoods Shop?

Everyone knows that tomatoes are a summer thing and cauliflower is a winter thing but most people are not familiar with the seasons for wheat or almonds or lentils or dried apricots. You may drive through the countryside in winter and see enormous green paddocks then you may drive the same roads in early summer … Continue reading

March Sourdough and Cultured Butter Workshop

March Sourdough and Cultured Butter Workshop

The March workshop date is Friday, March 24th, 7.30pm – 9pm and Sat. March 25th, 8am – 9.30am. You must come to both sessions. $55. To read about my sourdough workshops, click here. For bookings of the March workshop click here. To book, add your EMAIL (NOT your name, even if I know you) now. This … Continue reading

Pine Nut Crusted Orange Cake

Pine Nut Crusted Orange Cake

Ancient Greeks and Romans savoured pine nuts preserved in honey, and legionaires took them to Britain under Roman rule.  This recipe has several flavours of the Mediteranean – pine nuts, oranges and olive oil.  They blend together perfectly to give a subtle taste and wonderful texture. 50g Pine Nuts 150g rapadura sugar 120ml Patlin Gardens … Continue reading