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Roast Wonga Pigeon

The Wonga Pigeon is a large ground dwelling native Australian pigeon with a delicious fat breast and the most annoying call imagineable. It repetitively coos for hours on end and when flushed takes off with loud wing claps. They are … Continue reading

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Jamieson in its Autumnal Splendour

The past few days at home have been delightful. Warm golden days and cold nights. As dawn breaks a light frost lies across the fields. There is no wind. The deciduous trees are shedding their leaves, putting on a spectacular … Continue reading

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White Anchovy, Cannellini Bean, fennel and Preserved Lemon Salad

Looking for something to do with my preserved lemons, which have been nicely maturing under the stairs, I made the following salad, a variation on the traditional spanish fennel and preserved lemon salad Recipe: White Anchovy, Cannellini Bean, Fennel and … Continue reading

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Red Pepper, Tomato and Chilli Salad Recipe

This salad shows off the essence of the capsicum, combining roasted red peppers,  chill and paprika with juicy ripe summer tomatoes. Recipe: Red Pepper Tomato and Chilli Salad Summary: This salad shows off the essence of the capsicum, combining roasted … Continue reading

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Sating the Umami craving

The summer rolls on. The house tank is now under a third full, we haven’t had any rain in Jamieson since before Christmas. The sun has burned the grass to a straw colour. The temperature has been sitting in the … Continue reading

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Overloaded Lemon Tree? – Preserve some!

“I fear you’ll find that love is like the lovely lemon tree.” Peter Paul and Mary. The lemon tree in the front of my garden has been nurtured for ten years. For the first few winters I lovingly covered it … Continue reading

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Saffron Mushrooms – Autumn Colours

Autumn is almost over in Jamieson.  The higher peaks now have a light dusting of snow on them, and while there is still plenty of autumn colour about the town, many of the trees are bare The leaves that remain … Continue reading

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Science busts open the Dutch Oven

Ever wondered how the magical Camp Oven does its thing? Well Dr. Nathan Myhrvold has worked it out. Aside from establishing Microsoft Research, Dr Myhrvold  is no slouch in the kitchen, he was also Chief Gastronomic Officer for Zagat Survey. … Continue reading

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Jamieson General Store Under New Management!!

Congratulations to Leanne and Wayne, who officially took over the Jamieson General Store on Wednesday. After the closed sign was flipped over on the door, we joined them for a glass of bubbles. The General Store in Jamieson is the … Continue reading

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ANZAC day in Jamieson

The 25th. April is Anzac Day, which originally commemorated the Australian and New Zealand troops landing at Gallipoli in the Dardanelles in 1915. In years past, a handful of people would brave the chilly autumn pre-dawn and ‘stand to’ in … Continue reading

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