Monthly Archives: February 2011

Lime Coconut Cake

Limes are in season said the magazine, sure enough the greengrocer had them bagged up ready to go, shiny and green and cheaper than usual. The ones ‘on special ‘ were smaller than the ones I had been buying so … Continue reading

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Cheatcuterie and other cold cuts

Weekends ah don’t you just live for them… good weekends that is … weekends when you can…” Sleep ’til you’re hungry, and eat ’til you’re sleepy”. I love weekends when I get inspired and feel like cooking… you love those … Continue reading

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Am I a deckchair?

Or perhaps a tea towel? This fabric came from a local garage sale, labelled ‘Vintage cotton, 2.5 m x 90 cm, $5’. It’s a lovely weight and seems like a strong sturdy weave, almost like linen, but without the ‘stretching … Continue reading

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Sewing lesson results

Miss F, our daughter, picked pajamas as her first sewing attempt. But not just any old easy pattern for elastic topped pants. She wanted to make a cross over wrap bodice nightie with lace edging. And to use a cotton … Continue reading

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