Category Archives: Cooking

Mochi

I don’t recall whether it was China or South Korea that I “discovered” mochi, but I know I bought these delicacies in both places when I was teaching there. They are not regulars in Australian supermarkets, and I don’t go … Continue reading

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Why Does Fruit Taste so Bland?

I remember the fruit of my childhood. My childhood was wonderful in many ways. I lived with my parents and sister in a new residential area of Adelaide, South Australia.  We moved in around the time my sister was born.   Mum … Continue reading

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Do You Eat Seaweed?

I remember seaweed as that terrible black stuff that ends up on sandy beaches after storms.  I know that sea animals love eating   Crabs, lobsters, and other sea creatures eat it – it’s part of their daily diet.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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Bamboo Update

I continue my love of bamboo products and was thrilled when I went into a Chemist Warehouse recently that they had Soft Bamboo Facial Tissues.  Of course, I bought some, and am delighted with my purchase. There are more bamboo … Continue reading

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Video – YouTube or Vimeo

I am not one who takes videos – though I do have some great ones that I have taken and I am keen to do more.  One thing though I have learned that it is worth looking through these sites … Continue reading

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The Big Cheese

Well, another cheese event at the Village.  When I first conjured up the idea of having some classes where we feature “old skills” I had no idea it would go ballistic.  There were two classes – and we have more than … Continue reading

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Crabbing

I love fishing, and today I will set out to a beach near here at high tide to try my luck – would be fun to catch a few whiting… Yesterday I caught a crab.  I know it is a … Continue reading

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Corned Beef

I live alone – most of the time.  I have guests stay at lovely Beachmere from time to time, but mostly it is just me.  I am happy with that.  However it does impact on what food I cook.  I … Continue reading

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