Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Socks as fruit protectors

I saw an old post on an Australian craft blog called Peasoup of the day, giving a knitting pattern for fruit protectors. I thought these things could be an attractive way to prevent my apples, peaches and pears from looking battered by the time I eat them at work. But I don’t really have time …

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Lunch in a Glass Jar

I just found an interesting blog post by krista and jess showing how to make a deconstructed sushi lunch in a Mason jar. Apart from the obvious difficulties of carrying your lunch around in something so fragile, this seems quite a smart low impact idea. What do you think of it? I don’t hold much …

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Silicone for you?

I’m keen to know what you think about using silicone bakeware, muffin cases in particular, so I have set up a simple poll today.  I have quite a few silicone items in my kitchen; spatulas, a whisk, cake and jelly moulds and so on. I like them but when certain friends come around I feel …

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Zoo Lunch For Two

My little girl went to the zoo this morning, and took a lunchbox to share with her friend.  She’s almost two and I’m pleased to say that at present, she is as excited by food as her mother.  Today’s Zoo Lunch For Two contained the majority of a two egg, bacon, cheese and herb omelette, …

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Cheese & Chives Omelette

Todays lunchbox contained a cheese and chives omelette, a little green salad with dressing, some leftover barley and pea kitchari, dressed in a little homemade kombucha vinegar, an apple and a banana. Unfortunately I ended up eating it over two sessions, firstly on a bus stop and later leaning on a trolley of planters outside …

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lunchbox love

Like many others, I like to think that I’m fairly environmentally conscious but I know well that I can and should do better. So I am trying to do just that; specifically to make a greater effort to cut down on waste and generally to be more aware of the impact my choices make to …

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