Monthly Archives: March 2020

More donations of food and money; lots to be happy about

A few weeks ago I described a generous free venture started south of Hobart by friends R and A.  Fruit and vegetables that might otherwise have gone to waste now are collected from various properties and sold at the Wednesday … Continue reading

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A Seasol win

Last month my subscription started and I received my first copy of the magazine Gardening Australia, produced by the ABC. Towards the end of this information packed and extremely worthwhile issue was a competition. The task was to complete a … Continue reading

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Green tomato sauce

I keep giving you recipes with green tomato sauce.  Where did that sauce come from? A few mornings ago I set out to make green tomato relish. However, after much boiling and the addition of cornflour the mix failed to … Continue reading

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Savoury pumpkin with peas

I boiled brown rice, steamed butternut pumpkin precut into small chunks, steamed some frozen green peas, and reheated green-tomato sauce. The result is the following dish: As with the Patatas Bravas shown in the last blog post, the look is … Continue reading

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Patatas Bravas with green-tomato sauce

I had hoped to make relish but sauce was all I could manage. Red tomato sauce always looks appealing and dramatic. A green/brown mixture has no such appeal. Therefore, I’ve been giving a great deal of thought as to how … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 12 March 2020

The sky was patched with blue in places but often overcast during the morning.  A warm mid 20 degree day was forecast with rain expected at the end of the day.  Ah – the new normal. I can accept that. … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 5 March 2020

Followers of this blog’s stories detailing my Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) experiences, know that every Thursday for almost a year, regardless of season, each day was sunny and dry. Gorgeous.  Perfect for gardening. But recent events reminded me that … Continue reading

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