Thursday, 18 November 2010

Our second box!

Here is the good stuff that came in our second Food Connect box. I am especially looking forward to eating the beetroot. YUM! Our last lot of fruit and veg was delicious and it helped bring some excitement to making dinner everyday. Our dinner last night was mostly from our garden (minus the pasta) which is also very exciting! Who knew I could get excited about dinner!

Friday, 12 November 2010


Dinner tonight was silverbeet, feta and tomato lasagne. The boy and I made it (he actually did quite a bit) and it was the first time in ages that I almost enjoyed myself. Was really yummy too! Silverbeet from our Food Connect box and parsley and oregano from our garden. Things like this just make me smile.

Rain and snow peas

It has been very hot here and I hate the hot! The only good thing about the hot is my garden likes it a lot. Today is raining and there is a promise of some cooler days to come so that is keeping me cheerful. Oh, and the snow peas in the garden! They weren't there a few days ago and now they are looking good enough to eat!

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Yummy mulberries!

Thanks to all who helped me identify the mulberries in the last post. Once I felt I knew what they were we went to collect some and eat them!It was fun, they were yummy and we ended up with purple fingers!

In other exciting food related blogginess, I signed up with Food Connect Adelaide and picked up my first box of local, fresh, organically grown fruit and veg. It is beautiful and so far delicious! Can't wait to find out what is in my box next week!

Monday, 8 November 2010

Do you know what this is?

Is it edible and delicious? There is a bush along the way we walk that is currently staining the footpath dark red with these little berries. I am ever so tempted to pick some but I am quite uneducated when it comes to berries and don't know an expert. I would like them to be something delicious. We are having a lot of fun in the garden and I have become obsessed with growing thing to eat.

We have been picking and eating broad beans for weeks now . . .

. . . and the snow peas and tomatoes have started getting flowers. Today we planted watermelon and pumpkin and I still have a long list of things I want to try.

We love the library

We love the books, the dvds, and we love the toys! Well, some of us do. We have been going to the library a lot recently and have been borrowing lots of great books. Some of our recent favourites have been Oliver who would not sleep, Living the good life, and How to guzzle your garden. Sometimes we go once a week, and sometimes we go nearly every day, it's that good. The library is just so full of great information. I am a big fan of the internet but books will always be a winner with me!