Lime tree with yellow limes
News You Can Use Newsletter Winter

Are yellow limes bad?

Limes in-store are always green, but the limes on my tree are turning yellow! No this doesn’t mean you’ve missed the prime time for enjoying your limes. Limes aren’t unripe lemons – they are two different fruits entirely. They can be substituted for each other in cooking due to their similar taste profiles. Lemons are …

Autumn Newsletter Recipe

Recipe: Wholemeal Bread

By Mary Nenke Mary makes this homemade bread recipe for their guests at Mary’s Farm Cottages. This year for the first time, she has created loaves with cereal rye grown in their paddocks at Kukerin. Try it for yourself here: Wholemeal Bread Recipe Ingredients 2 1/2 cups full cream milk 4 1/2 cups of wholemeal …

Newsletter Recipe Summer

Recipe: Muesli Slice

Ingredients 1/2 cup Australian Bee Company Honey 125g butter 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup puffed rice (or popcorn!) 1 cup sultanas 1/2 chopped dried apricots (apple, peach, dates also work well) 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (pumpkin seeds also work well) Method 1. Preheat oven to 180 C.  2. Line …

Newsletter Special Feature Summer

Underground Summer Wines

By Paula Kosovich and John Kosovich Wines A Brief History In 1911 Ivan Kosovich, along with two of his brothers, arrived in Western Australia from the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the former Yugoslavia looking for a better life. In 1922, after more than 10 years of timber cutting and working in the mines of Kalgoorlie, …

Newsletter Recipe Spring Summer

Early Spring in Western Australia

By Denise Fernie – Slow Food Swan Valley Committee Member In Western Australia’s southwest, the Noongar Seasonal calendar has six seasons, which follow observations of the environment, for example, the weather, and what plants and animals are doing, rather than dates on a calendar. We are in the season of Djilba, which is known as …