Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Taking a Break

Thanks to all who popped into see what Treechangecallignee was up to. However, I am taking a break for a while but will be back with a new and exciting blog telling all about our new place down by the sea and the adventures we have had moving into the community and renovating our home.

Bye for a while
Just one last tantallising dessert that made it's way into our home recently.
Chocolate and raspberry mousse.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Spring is Just Around the Corner

I thought the fish bone ferns pushed into these vases were an effective way of using these sometimes ill thought of fronds.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

What's for Dessert

Pear in Puff Pastry with ice cream

Monday, June 28, 2010

Shopping at old Haunts

A few years ago my office was just around the corner from High Street Malvern and I loved it being my local shopping haunt. I visited there the other day and found "some things change some stay the same"....

Below: The Antique Market still the same with great old things to buy.

Below: This old book shop used to be a favourite of mine.
Below: New Wheel & Barrow. Somehow I thought this was a store in London so I was pleasantly surprised when it turned up on High Street.

Below: Interior Wheel & Barrow
Below: Interior Wheel & Barrow

I bought some baskets, some coffee mugs, a new bowl ( I know I know) and a gadget that shreds unripe mango...whose been watching Luke Nguyens' Vietnam....his Asian cooking show on SBS then????

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

What's for Dessert

Go Australia
We had friends over to watch the Soccer Aust V. Ghana on the Saturday evening and to pass the time until 11.30pm kick off, they...they... made chocolate muffins. Thanks guys very cute.

What's Been on the Menu No 33

It's not easy being green...but we don't mind about that.

The food we've been having shows that the vegetable garden is producing lots of greens for us to eat.
Below: Chicken & cashews with home grown broccoli and coriander.

Below: Green Salad with homegrown lettuce and rocket ( the pear of course is not home grown)
Below: Tuna and salad with Yes you guessed homegrown coriander and rocket.

Below: Cutlets with peas and fetta none of which is home grown.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sunday Lunch Again Except it was Monday

Queens Birthday Monday, a lovely holiday for all in Australia.

We went to Koonwarra. A very cute little town 2 hours east of Melbourne.

Below: This is a tad confusing as we had previously been to the Organic Cafe where this picture is taken. However that was in summer and yesterday saw us at the cafe over the road where you can see roses on the verandah posts. That one over the road is called the Gourmet Cafe.
Below: The interior of the Gourmet Cafe

Below: Tasting Platter. Includes Venison sausages, goats milk cheese, venison pate,

Below: Bread for the Tasting platter

Below: Showing the variety of chutneys, jams, wines, vinegars, sauces etc available at The Gourmt Cafe.

Where are we?

Callignee is situated in the foothills of the Strezlecki 's in Gippsland, Victoria.