What we’ve been cooking … September (and October) 2015

021copyI know I said I was going to do one of these posts every month but I did forewarn that it may not happen due to a lack of discipline on my behalf.  As I mentioned, I am retired and thriving on the lack of discipline.  In any event, I decided there was no point writing a post about what we’ve been cooking when we haven’t been cooking much.

It is Spring and we are always busy outdoors in Spring.  As I mentioned last year, Spring is all about mowing, preparing for the fire season, renovating the vegie patch, fertilising the roses and the fruit trees, etc.  When the sun bears down in mid-Summer and I refuse to go outdoors, there may be more happening indoors, but not at the moment.

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International Scone Week 2014

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Celia, from Fig Jam and Lime Cordial, has declared the second week of August International Scone Week.  So be it.

Of course, with my recent success with sourdough scones, I was determined to make them for this auspicious occasion.  I decided to vary the recipe slightly and make sour dough date scones.

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