Category Archives: Recipes

Shepherds Pies with Sour Cream Pastry (done in the Camp Oven)

A more advanced recipe for camp oven cooking on the coals, which can be adapted for a regular stove. …a recipe from Alison Bowditch, from the story Camp Oven Treats from Cook Out Back. Continue reading

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Plum Pudding

Plum Pudding is a delicious recipe, cooked slowly in glass jars a Fowlers preserver. Continue reading

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Rich Fruit Cake

“What you look for in a good fruit cake or a Genoa cake is even colour; fairly flat; fruit distributed evenly; good texture – half goes on appearance and then texture and taste.” This rich fruit cake is soaked in sherry or brandy overnight, before mixing and baking in a slow oven. Continue reading

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Beer Cake

Margaret and Bob’s Beer Cake recipe comes from the Burra show book. “This one’s fairly straightforward if you get the crumble topping right,” says Margaret. Continue reading

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Fresh Spinach and Mint Timbales

Fresh Spinach and Mint Timbales can be served as an entree or light lunch. Spinach and Silver Beet are nutritious and easy to grow in your own garden. Continue reading

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Creamy Spinach and Rosemary Soup

Margie Rowe has used this recipe to teach Hawker Area school children about cooking from the garden. “I’m passionate about food and recipes and I’m always reading recipes and adapting them.” Continue reading

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