Potato Waffles and Shakespeare

It has been a busy we time with hospitals, and the best Flash Mob Shakespeare performance ever… and the future looks just as full of Shakespeare, hospitals and radio plays.  But all is well, well indeed. The knitting is massively underway, as I am planning on having a market stall with my sister shortly.  It…

What’s Growing: March 2014

It’s all go in the garden, so busy, but rewarding. He greenhouse is playing host to all sorts of mescaline, slowly going to seed and gorgeous lettuce. The strawberries in their nursery are doing well, and the watermelons growing…. The plant that is, not the actual fruit. Early days there. Cucumbers are producing… Sort of.…

5+ A Day

We all know we are supposed to have 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, but who really manages this? I know it is a challenge for me at the end of term, as its just a busy time of performances, assessments and general chaos. Often I find myself running on chocolate and energy…

Cajun Spiced Chicken with Silver Beet (Chard)

I am determined to grow fresh vege this winter, and to actually use it. Silver beet is less than my favourite vegetable. In fact, it would rank last. Dead last. But I am determined to make it work. This recipe uses silver beet or chard from the garden, as well as the spinach and spring…