All posts tagged: bangers

We don’t have feijoas coming out our ears.

Really we don’t. Our tree is giving us a respectable 3 to 6 fruit a day. Totally manageable. This week, I learned that feijoas (pronounced fee-jo-ahs) thrive in our sub tropical climate and also don’t have any natural pests here. Every day, I check the lawn under and gather up any fallen fruit. Although Tofu doesn’t seem to be interested in feijoa this autumn, he could just be trying to trick me into nonchalance. I’ve caught him hoeing into them in other years so I’m not so easily fooled. I’m still squirreling away all the macadamia nuts that are dropping onto our lawn. I haven’t bought a macadamia nut cracker yet so I’m just collecting and collecting. The only way I can get them open right now is using a brick and smashing the nuts on concrete. But it’s not pretty and kind of caveman like to be honest. I hope my neighbours don’t see me smashing bricks and nuts in the backyard…and eating the results. The nuts have a great flavour, but aren’t crunchy. I’ve already …

Bangers and Mash

With lamb sausages, champs, peas and red cabbage. Champs Ingredients 3 potatoes, peeled and chopped Splash of milk 1 stalk of spring onion, sliced finely Knob of butter Salt Pepper 1 egg Preparation Boil potatoes for about 20 minutes until tender. Drain potatoes. Heat milk, butter and spring onions gently in a small pot until the butter has melted. Mash the potatoes with a pinch of salt. With a spoon, quickly stir in the egg and then the warmed milk mixture. Serve immediately.