We thought we could simply replace our old upright stove with a new one. Foolish dreams!
Out, out damned sprout
I never thought I’d see the day when a child of mine uttered these words. And yet it has come to pass.
And then there were two
We have become empty nesters. The last daughter has fledged and flown away to Melbourne…
Refrigerate after opening
This column was published in the first edition of Regional Food magazine in winter 2005. It initiated a series of musings about the way we eat, drink and shop.
On the Nose
Noses are big in our family. Literally. With the exception of my younger daughter, all of us can boast a prominent proboscis.
The Vital Ingredient
There are, what, 20,000 or so items in your average supermarket? Yet, each time you shop, maybe 40 different items end up in your trolley. Who buys all that other stuff?