Some bottling happening

This is a book I have mentioned in previous posts I have written, this time it is about beetroot. We have managed to successfully grow some beetroot over winter and now is the time to bottle some of our produce. Some of the plants were ready to harvest whereas others have a bit more growing…

My eyes have been opened to another pasta world out there.

A comment from Liz on my previous post about making pasta has opened a whole new world to me on the possibilities of making pasta in other ways.  You just need to check out this site , including the video, to see what I mean. No I am not suggesting for a moment that you…

Pasta making

I have got into the habit again of making our own pasta.  I used to make it but stopped when it was only the two of us at home.  The last time our elder daughter and family were staying with us we made pasta and that got me back into the groove. We bought this…

Must have worked out that another lockdown was coming.

I received this in the mail today. I had joined a gin club recently and this is my first parcel.  I have subscribed to receive a package once every three months. I usually have a gin and tonic in the evening, before dinner so I thought this would be a good way to try out…

More Tour preparation

One of the SBS cycling commentators, David McKenzie, tweeted about a special pack that was being offered by the Bright Brewery for during the Tour de France. The pack is called Tour de Froth. Very clever as the pack contains 21 beers, one for each stage of the Tour. During the Tour it is part…

Tour de Vines starting in Metung.

This was our first stop on our way to a two day Tour de Vines cycle ride from Beechworth to Bright. A group of five of us travelled from Metung, over Mount Hotham to Bright, stopping at Omeo so I could tick off one of my wishes, to have lunch at the Golden Age Hotel….