Recipes from ABC talkback today – Vegan Parmesan and Lime Pickle

Here are two recipes requested by listeners  to ABC radio Tasmania's Jams and Preserves  talkback segment this morning. Vegan Parmesan ¾ cup unsalted cashews or macadamias ½ cup nutritional yeast flakes ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder or dried onion flakes ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika Place all into the bowl … Continue reading Recipes from ABC talkback today – Vegan Parmesan and Lime Pickle


Rhubarb Crumble Topped Cake

One of those days when my forgettery works far too well. I planned to make a rhubarb cake from "A Year in a Bottle" for the Wednesday morning tea platter. That's where things went awry. Didn't look at the recipe properly and added two eggs instead of one. That's not too bad, but then I … Continue reading Rhubarb Crumble Topped Cake

Use It or Lose It

Attended the launch of the multi-talented Paul McIntyre's new book "Use it or Lose It". This is an amazing publication, insightful, helpful, well researched and presented - a testament to Paul's commitment to and enthusiasm for the topic of ageing well.   I was privileged to be asked to write a number of recipes for … Continue reading Use It or Lose It

Salami Update

For those who wanted to see the salamis made over the weekend hanging up, here they are (some of them at least, there are more racks of them). They are drying in an attic where a gently breeze passes through to assist with the process.