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Poached Oranges in Honey Syrup

Poached Oranges in Honey Syrup

I’ve just picked the first of this year’s crop of sweet and juicy citrus from my garden and am reminded that this is one of the many delights of enjoying seasonal harvests – as the weather cools, a changing variety of foods become available and we...
Citrus: When and how to Feed

Citrus: When and how to Feed

Potted oranges and lemons I once read a survey in an Australian landscaping magazine that listed the top five things you could expect to find in the average Aussie backyard – they were: a barbecue; a Hill’s Hoist (washing line); a dunny (outside toilet); a...
Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons

It’s that time of year when the trees around here are dripping with lemons and this recipe continues with the theme of ‘cooking with abundance’.  What do you do with all of them? Well, you can start by making a few jars of preserved lemons –...