In My Kitchen – December 2014

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In my kitchen:

Are edible rose petals.  I could not believe my eyes when I spied these at our local supermarket, Blackwood Fresh.  I love that shop.  Bridgetown is so blessed having a shop that sells such a wonderful range of products.  There is much more variety in that small, country supermarket than you could ever get in Coles or Woolworths.

My rose petals will look delightful on the many Middle Eastern desserts I like to make. Continue reading

Chicken Stock

OK, I accept it, I got carried away ….. I will have to make lots of soup this winter.

I read in Choice magazine not so long ago that most of the chicken stock we buy from the supermarket is just reconstituted stock cubes.  I had been buying chicken stock in preference to stock cubes and to find the chicken stock was probably no different from stock cubes, but costing me so much more, was devastating. Continue reading