It seemed such a perfect few days to have snow up in the welsh hills. Timely in fact for December although, it was our second covering of the year, only this time much thicker...Read More
I am a baker, vegetable grower, blogger and farmer who loves to take photos and write about food. I live on a sheep and cattle property with my husband Terry, and our two children Annabelle and George in outback New South Wales, Australia...Read More
On wintry nights when the sky is clear and the air still, Jack Frost creeps across the countryside. His cold breath and icy finger-tips spread frozen tidings through the atmosphere and across the ground...Read More
Here, on the estuary’s forgotten shore,
away from the road’s tarmac gravity,
the dark begins to pool early...
The Seasonal Table is a collection of seasonal recipes and stories. Each is linked to what happens on our smallholding throughout the year. The recipes are inspired by the food we grow ourselves, sourced locally or wild-harvest on our foraging adventures...Read More
In a world that is in love with days that glow with the warmth of sunlight, the humble grey sky gets a pretty bad rep. What is there to love about the cool and the quiet of a cloudy, rainy day when the sun is hidden away and hibernating?...Read More
Homespun wisdom ready
to weave back into the edge
of some blossoming storm...
There’s a winter promise in the air. Taking the dog out for a final stroll late at night, all the signs are there - the sky is clear, the moon bright, and the temperature has dropped rather drastically...Read More
This is a simplified version of the classic pho recipe, which means you can have dinner on the table in twenty minutes rather than leaving it to simmer for hours...Read More
The promise of a new season is a thrill. Watching, waiting for those first signs that change is afoot never gets old, perhaps because we're never quite sure when they will appear...Read More
It’s hard to convince myself that gardening is an instrument of grace when I am plastered in mud and weary from a day planting bulbs. In fact I’ve been planting bulbs for the last month...Read More