Vegemite on toast

Australian Cooking & Baking

All recipes are Garlic & Onion Free


In the Garden

I love getting in the garden and seeing all the life that is there. We have bees all over the garden,which i am told is good thing. Here is one little bee just loving the 'Pigs Face', thats' the plant variety, we planed only 6 months ago and it is now becoming a carpet of glorious pink. Weeds which are trying very hard to come through have no hope.. Enjoy your day everyone and get into your garden, it will make you feel wonderful and lift your spirits.

Colour Choice - How to decide

Now for something design related. Colour. this is such large subject that i will only try to give you a few design tips as a staring point and ask you to go away and make your own colour chart. I always start by asking a client if i can look at their wardrobe, its not that i want to be nosey, but you can tell a lot about someones colour and design style by whether wear. do they like pattern or plain. bright or muted, retro or classic.. so my first assignment for you colour wary folks is to look at your wardrobe and see what colour you have the most of and what style you like. then make a list of the next popular colour you wear and so on. stop at 3 colours and se if you have a clear pattern

Pasta Sauce - Fructose Free

Hello again, continuing on from my last post where i confused to being IBS affected. Now i want to share a recipe that is safe for fructose affected folks, most importantly it tastes awesome. This recipe is adjusted from Jamie Oliver's hidden vegetable pasta sauce. Ingredients : 1 Large Fennel Bulb 2 tsp Asafoetida 1 Tbs Fenugreek powder 3 medium carrots 2 sticks of celery 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium courgettes 2 medium aubergines 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 fresh bay leaf 2 x 400 g tins of chopped tomatoes , or 2 x 500g cartons of passata 1 teaspoon caster sugar 850 ml stock (Massell 7 stock Cubes) 4 Massell 7's stock cubes Method: Peel and very roughly chop the Fennel and carrots, an