It’s finally time to tell the truth about being a wife of a FIFO (fly in fly out) worker. The last few years have been a rollercoaster of emotions, extreme planning and moving forward in life. Many couples will toy with the idea of FIFO work to earn a bit … Read More . . .
Don't you just love this time of year? I do, the sun is warm on your skin there are cool nights to curl up in front of a fire and the weeds in the garden don't seem to be going mental. Winter is a time to take stock and put a plan in place for Read More . . .
For the past three years I have lived in our humble shed, I have managed to cook up some pretty amazing meals. What many of you don't know is this was the Strayed from the Table HQ where all the recipes were created and photos taken. I contributed to magazines and newspapers all with a very Read More . . .
I love quick meals that are packed full of flavour and this simple basil chicken salad was put together in just under 30 minutes which included making my own homemade mayonnaise. With a bountiful harvest of lettuces at the moment in our garden we are eating salads for most meals. It wont last long until they Read More . . .
Keeping your chickens healthy is really important, we do this by offering different natural remedies to keep them happy all year round. We have been keeping chickens for years now and I have never had to use harsh chemicals. Chickens are genetically tough; they don’t show signs of illness until they are just about dead Read More . . .
A couple of weeks back I was asked about mayonnaise and how to make your own. Here is my version of homemade mayonnaise using lemon. If you don't have lemons you can always use good quality apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar. The three main components of mayonnaise is eggs, acid (vinegar) and oil Read More . . .
Childhood memories are often brought up with food for me. Many nights my mum would threaten giving us curried eggs for dinner which I hated when I was little. Mind you it does make a great vego option to this recipe for curried sausages. Dinners for me should be easy or made in advance and Read More . . .
Did you know how easy it is to make your own preserved lemons? All you need is a few spices, plenty of course salt and lemons. This year I am sure you will have no trouble at all finding them as it seems the citrus season is in full burst. I have adapted my recipe Read More . . .
It comes with a heavy heart but Roy and I have had to make some tough decisions over the weekend regarding the next chapter of our life. Our humble farm is going on the market this week. Late Friday afternoon we were not successful in our rental application due to a high number of people applying for Read More . . .