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Cues From Nature For Christmas

Take a few cues from nature to create inexpensive ways to decorate your Christmas. Christmas preparations can be expensive and wasteful but it needn’t be, especially when you use a little of your creative skills and make the whole process an enjoyable preparation rather than a stressful consumer exercise. Years ago I sat in the…

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Farewell To Glenora Heritage Produce: The Future Of Our Farmers Markets

One of my favorite stalls at farmers’ markets around Melbourne was Glenora Heritage Produce. I say was because I just heard that Glenora are no longer attending farmers’ markets. Lots of customers will miss their produce this spring and summer, especially as they were well loved for the quality and variety of their spring greens…

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Kitchen Scraps – A Virtuous Cycle

My previous post covered a great option for saving kitchen scraps from landfill with a community based deposit system called ShareWaste. In the absence of a council collection ShareWaste is one option but another way of directing food waste away from landfill is to privately organise a food waste bin collection for your house or…

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Give Kitchen Scraps New Life With ShareWaste

I live in an apartment and love cooking, so every time I trim or peel fruit and vegetables I seem to generate an enormous amount of potential compost that ends up in landfill. I find this troubling.  Apartment dwellers are the worst recyclers; pizza boxes with the odd slice of pizza are routinely found in…

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The Secret To Cooking And Eating In Croatia

It might be hard to imagine that gutting sardines, anchovies and mackerel makes for a great holiday experience but I need to put it in perspective. First put yourself in the UNESCO world heritage island town of Trogir in Dalmatia, in the little 13th C palazzo of celebrity home cook, Tatjana Ciciliani. You have just…

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