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The scents and tastes of the season

The scents and tastes of the season

My house is filled with the scent of dried fruit soaking in brandy. What could be better or more holiday like? That’s not to mention the fact that the house is also covered in a layer of icing sugar. A white Christmas in New Zealand. That’s a novel idea! So, as I’m tying the last red bow on the homemade stollen that is the gift of choice this year, I’d just like to say Happy Christmas … Read entire article »

Filed under: German, New Zealand, Vegetarian

Rock me avocado!

Rock me avocado!

I hope everyone’s still enjoying the avocadoes as much as I am. New Zealand avocadoes are just great straight or with a bit of salt and pepper, or even just a squeeze of lime. I also like the unconventional ways of using them like smashing them into hot pasta to make a creamy sauce with a few herbs and chopped fresh tomatoes. But the most unusual use for an avocado and one that is not that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Child-friendly, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian