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Jauma Farm Organic Cherries (and a recipe for summer pickled cherry salad) Sophie and James have a pretty cool story. They are a couple who are creative, passionate, driven and determined to do things differently. They live on an organic cherry farm in the hills of Basket Range, South Australia which is also home to […]
a salad for your Christmas table! This is a very simple, festive and delicious salad that I think will make the perfect vegetarian addition to your Christmas table! I used red wine pickled cherries from Jauma Farm, but I’ve linked to a suitable recipe below (or use your fave, if you have one). MAKES ABOUT […]
And a happier Earth. Two years ago I did a little “twelve days of sustainable Christmas” project on Instagram, where for twelve days from the beginning of December I wrote about different ways to make your Christmas a little gentler on the planet. I thought it would be nice to collate those posts into a […]
a thoughtfully curated selection I thought hard about whether I wanted to write a gift guide this year, as over consumption and the spending frenzy of the “holiday season” is something I whole-heartedly disagree with. However, I do enjoy buying a gift for people I love and if I can do that whilst also supporting […]
A new blog series! I am obsessed with amazing local food producers and farmers. I live in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia where I am so lucky to be surrounded by people doing amazing things in food, growing and producing. When I make a cake, I make sure I use the best local produce […]
some places to visit on your next KI trip! We spent a wonderful few days on Kangaroo Island a little while ago, and discovered some excellent, environmentally conscious businesses that I am super excited to tell you about! While international travel may be off the cards for a while, we are lucky to have some […]
We are all at home, and we are all baking sourdough bread, right? Did you cultivate an iso sourdough habit? Are you sticking with it? I am so pleased I eased my way back into a weekly bread baking routine. I admit, my starter often ends up back in the fridge, languishing until I decide […]
and why this is important in running a sustainable business. I wanted to write about my recent break from all social media, why I decided I needed it and how I feel after significantly reducing my screen time over the last few weeks, but I didn’t really know how it would fit into this journal. […]
August in the Adelaide Hills The blossoms are starting to tentatively appear on the fruit trees dotted around the Adelaide Hills and our garden is looking green, healthy and a little bit muddy. This is a time of year when I spend less time in the garden, as things are slow to grow and it […]
with Victoria of Buttony Handmade Victoria is a maker and mother based in South Australia who makes the cutest and most practical hair bows on the market (in my opinion!). The bows are made from the best local (and organic where possible) fabrics Victoria can get her hands on, and they are all chosen with […]