April come she will…

We really were blessed with some fabulous weather this April. The track pants and socks took longer than usual to make their first appearance for the year. Daylight savings time is over and the days are getting a little shorter, but the weather felt like summer right through Mid-April. It was nice, but kind of…

I am not a gardener

I have to admit, my husband does all of the hard work.  The digging and planning and buying and most of the watering and weeding and nurturing. I sometimes water and I often admire his handiwork and take pictures. Of course, I get to benefit from the harvest… Adelaide’s spring has been average up until…

Lunch in Chinatown

  Saturday lunch at Chinatown Cafe, Moonta Street Adelaide. Hainanese chicken rice. This meal is always a winner. The ginger pieces in the rice make it slightly aromatic, the broth is just right, the chicken and Asian greens (bok choy usually) steamed to perfection.

I like a really fresh vegetable

That’s why today I went to the Farmer’s Market. Apricot growers have reappeared. Woo Hoo — I love apricot season. On the way home I stopped to see my friend Bronny and shared some apricots with her. And the capsicum and rocket look mighty yummy too. The last of the cold weather is with us…