A crème fraîche convert

Crème fraîche. It’s not all that common here in Australia. We have cream, whipped cream (the fake fluffy sugar filled treat one squirts directly into ones mouth 😉 ), sour cream and cream cheese. That’s kind if it on your basic supermarket shelf. Continue reading

Another update

It’s been ages since my last post. In fact I’ve been most irregular posting this year. It’s far more fun getting out and living it all than writing about it I’m afraid. 😉 Continue reading

If it’s not a pumpkin, what is it?

I mentioned the other day about my super-sized possible pumpkins but my lack of confidence in identifying the actual Cucurbita I had grown. Was it a pumpkin? Possibly a spaghetti squash? I had planted some poorly labelled seeds (what’s the chances of me learning my lesson 😉 ) and the fruit were huge and needing slinging up but I had no idea if they were to be picked now or left to ripen over the season. Continue reading

Sauerkraut and garden harvests

It’s a strange time of year when a very late winter crop and an ultra early summer crop overlaps in harvest but they have indeed done just that. 🙂 Continue reading