Prospective mothers


Some of you may remember my plea in my November IMK post.  I was seeking a vinegar mother.  I didn’t know anyone who had one, had tried various methods to make one myself and the only place I had found to buy one was Green Living Australia, located in Queensland, and I wasn’t certain whether the jar and/or its contents would survive the journey.

And then I got this wonderful comment from Tania at The Cook’s Pyjamas:

And so I have good news for you 🙂  I am in Perth, I have a mother stashed away that I am happy to share and I feel sorry for you  🙂 Continue reading


In My Kitchen – November 2013

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In my kitchen:

Is a bowl of mulberries with home-made yoghurt.  I have had a mulberry tree for ages. Notwithstanding it looks very sick, it produces mulberries each year.  For some reason, the birds around here don’t like mulberries.  It may be because they are not particularly tasty but with some home-made yoghurt and vanilla syrup, they are tasty enough for an enjoyable breakfast. Continue reading

In My Kitchen – April 2013

In my kitchen:

Are tomatoes and cucumbers.  Yes!!! Still!  They are slowing down a bit.  We can now leave the property for a few days without coming back to a squillion cucumbers – we picked 16 the other day.

As it has been a bit cool lately, the tomatoes are taking much longer to ripen and not colouring as richly as those shown here.  The plants are beginning to look very sick, too.  It won’t be long before I pull them out.

IMG_2636 copySince I figured you would be so bored with my tomato and cucumber saga, I decided to take a few arty shots to make it a little more interesting. Continue reading