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Labneh – a recipe

So I’m writing this today (Saturday) but who knows when it will be posted thanks to my temperamental internet access!

Last week I wrote about how to strain yogurt. [click to continue…]

crazy chickens

Our poor little darlings (aka the crazy chickens) are a little fed up with all the wet stuff falling out of the sky. [click to continue…]

Pennisi Cuisine

Balaclava Street in Brisbane’s Woollongabba deserves it’s own post.

It’s home to three of THE best places to buy eatie goodies in Brisbane – Banneton Bakery, All India Foods, and, possibly my favourite shop in Brisbane, Pennisi Cuisine.

Actually, each of these three shops deserve their own posts.  [click to continue…]

all the pretty flowers

All the pretty flowers

I came really close to not writing this tonight. It’s been a long day  – lots of good stuff, a bit of crap stuff, and over 15,000 steps thanks to two walks of nearly an hour each – and I’m knackered! But then I looked at the photo I wanted to share, and decided it’s too pretty to relegate to the scrap heap.  [click to continue…]

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salad bowl

I’ve recently become aware of the salad bowl. As a meal. Not as an item of kitchenware.

Yeah, I know. Where have I been all these years? Eating my salad on a plate is where!  [click to continue…]

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You know when you go grocery shopping and what you desperately want to buy is far more expensive than you are prepared to pay? Do you resist purchasing or just suck it up? For me it sort of depends a bit on what it is, why I need it and if it’s a special treat or an everyday item.  [click to continue…]

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10,000 steps a day

10,000 steps a day

I’m not sure if it’s the feral Brisbane heat and humidity or the onset of the even more revolting peri-menopause, but at least two or three mornings a week I’m wide awake at 5am. And I’m really not a morning person.

Anyhoo, it does have an upside.  [click to continue…]