Category Archives: Local harvest

Apocalypse now: Rabbit and juniper pie

One day soon the Apocalypse will arrive. It’s not going to come with the end of the Mayan long-count – I’m an archaeologist for goodness sake and would never believe such a ridiculous notion. More than likely it will come … Continue reading

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Keep cool and remain calm

The day started well, how could it be otherwise when you arrive at work on a perfect Autumn morning to find several kilos of chestnuts waiting for you? Every year in April my employer (the Southern Otway Landcare Network) holds … Continue reading

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Equinox: Spice-stewed rhubarb

The equinox has passed and the harvest season is surely on. Already I am surprised by it’s abundance. Across the weekend an amazing array of produce has arrived in my kitchen. It began on Friday night with beautiful bunch of … Continue reading

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Going feral: Nasturtium salad with lemony chicken

There was something about my path through today that was just quite lovely, really. It began with a gorgeous walk to work and closed with a dinner inspired by weeds collected during a sunny afternoon with the Landcare Townies group. … Continue reading

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