The Cascades
    Pemberton, Western Australia

    December 17, 2018

    When we first contemplated the purchase of a property in Pemberton, one of the positives of the location we ended up buying was its close proximity to the Cascades. The series of limestone shelves on the Lefroy Brook make for spectacular rapids in winter and in summer, a cool and secluded spot to poke around. Other local waterways such as the East Brook and Big Brook flow into the Lefroy Brook catchment that eventually work its way to the Warren…

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  • Potato, Apple and Spiced Onion Gratin with Basil

    A traditional German dish called ‘Himmel und Erde’ that originated from the Southern German word for potato, erdapfel or ‘earth apple’ inspired this recipe along with our beautiful new season West Australian potatoes. Potatoes…

    December 15, 2018
  • Goblin Swamp
    Carey Brook, Western Australia

    Not long after we moved to Pemberton in the South West of Western Australia at the beginning of 2005, locals told us about Goblin Swamp. Their description of it being a place you’d definitely…

    December 4, 2018
  • Pink Lady™ Apple, Brie, Jamon and Witlof Wraps

    On the 40th anniversary of the Pink Lady™ Apple variety, I was commissioned to develop some recipes that celebrate this world-favourite apple. It’s sweet, crunchy tart taste matches deliciously with ingredients that are creamy,…

    December 1, 2018
  • Big Brook Dam
    Pemberton, Western Australia

    Having a place in the natural environment to celebrate special moments in the year or to simply rest your defences is a necessity. Somehow it scoops you up, invites you to breath directly from…

    November 28, 2018
  • Carrot, Almond and Buckwheat Cake

    The classic carrot cake recipe generally has a lot of oil and is dense, sweet and heavy. This gluten free version, based on a recipe from the wonderful Jude Blereau’s Wholefood Baking, is much…

    November 28, 2018