Image Source: originally uploaded by gramarye, aka The Crotchety Gardener This skink’s cousin just murdered a moth in my garden. I’d never thought of them as especially effective predators, although I’ve certainly seem them fighting each other and even several… Read More ›
baroquestar has a new camera, and spring has sprung Down Under. Check it out.
Lorikeets in the pohutakawa last week
Food: Truffles (thanks to ABC radio and some chaps in Tasmania who are going to make an absolute bomb now they’re getting in a good harvest – they’ll be able to send fresh “black gold” to Europe out of season). They discussed how to use truffles in cooking, and it all sounded v. finicky – grating slivers on to this and that, and needing something creamy or oily as a base to bring out the truffle flavour and spread it around. Sounds fatmaking, thought I.
But then they mentioned truffle oil.