The First Espalier Prune of the Season

This afternoon I pruned the lateral shoots on my Nashi Espalier. This quick prune keeps things fruitful and promotes fresh shoots, the very same cost were I to leave them to go wild. Cause fruit is whats its all about right…  and a tightly controlled ship. I admit it. Go along each branch and reduce […]

Rosewater Almond Cake

Bring your rose petals to the table with this beautiful cake. Perfectly timed for the many celebrations that take place at this time of year. It looks gorgeous, but is super simple to make. This cake comes to us from “My Petite Kitchen Cookbook” by Eleanor Ozich. I love this cake for it’s moist texture and […]

Save Your Chooks From Red Mites

Chooks are so awesome. So much love + all the weeding and fertilising and eggs they bring. Keeping populations of red mite at a low ebb in the chook house holds up our end of the bargain and is the least we can do. Red mites are worst in summer, the warmer it gets the […]

Tahini + Orange Biscuits

Fudgy and oh so tasty. We be lovin these sweet somethings from My New Roots. 2cups almond meal or flour ** 1 tsp cinnamon¼ tsp ground star anise ¼ tsp ground cardamon ½ tsp sea salt pinch black pepper ½ cup maple syrup ¾ cup runny tahini 2 tsp vanilla zest of 1 orange Preheat […]