Welcome to my In My Kitchen (IMK) post for March. This series is brought to you by the lovely blogger Celia of Fig Jam and Lime Cordial fame. Pop on over to her blog, and you'll find links to bloggers from all over the world that take part in this wonderful series. Stay a while too, and get to know Celia. Have you met Priscilla, her sourdough starter? She has gained worldwide fame!
In my kitchen this month are fresh blackberries. Not ones that I've picked, but ones that I've purchased. Ones that I know where they come from. Isn't it sad that its taken a full on health scare, where there are nearly two dozen people sick from HepA to finally do something about food labelling in this country. Lets hope there is not too much push back from business and labelling laws are actually worth their salt...
In my kitchen... is the last ever issue of SBS Feast magazine. I got wind on social media a few days before the issue came out that it was to be the last. Alix Davis' editorial in the April issue confirms that the call to pull the magazine was swift, and was made just after the edition was sent to print. I really enjoyed this magazine, as it filled a well needed niche in the market. Lots of interesting stories about food origin, food cultures, and recipes from all over the world. I hope the team goes on to something related... time will tell.
In my kitchen... are duck eggs! turned into two duck egg sponges. The first cake was a tester for consumption at home, covered in cream and passionfruit. The second was taken to work, shared amongst colleagues and paired with whipped cream and diced strawberries. Birds Custard Powder was used in both. When we were kids, my folks used to get Birds shipped out from family in the UK, as we couldn't get it in Australia then. I guess I use it now because I've grown up with it.
In my kitchen... is a quick "no supermarket" baked chicken dinner. Tomatoes from my garden, remaining veg and the bacon from the farmers market and chicken from the butcher.
In my kitchen... is a gorgeous bud flower ring vase, made by a local potter.
In someone elses kitchen... Well the Lanyon Café in Canberra to be exact, is breakfast at a friend's birthday celebration. Eggs benny is my 'go to' café breakfast. Yum!
So tell me, what is going on in your kitchen this month? Drop me a line, I'd love to hear about it. Or better yet, join in the IMK series fun.
Cheers, Kirsty xx