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Moodji Garden Vegetable Fritters

Bermagui Preschool

‘We grow vegetables and plants in the Moodji Garden. We harvest what we grow and make yummy food to eat.’ Micah

Here’s what you will need:
2 potatoes, grated
1 carrot, grated
2 zucchini, grated
Kernels from 2 fresh corn cobs
1 onion, chopped
½ cup SR flour
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup chopped parsley
3 eggs separated
2 tablespoons olive oil

Here’s what to do:

Peel potatoes and carrot, … Read more »

Healthy Carrot Cake

Bermagui Preschool
‘Cake is a treat but carrot cake is healthy, so I could maybe have lots.’ Leyton
Here’s what you will need:
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon of baking powder
2 eggs
1 cup milk or coconut milk
2 tablespoons oil
½ cup honey
1 cup grated carrot
Here’s what you do:
In a large bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder. … Read more »

Soup-a-doopa Soup

Bermagui Preschool

‘I don’t like vegetables. But I love Soup-a-Doopa Soup. I made it!!! Can I have more soup please?’ Eva

Here’s what you will need:

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 zucchini, diced
2 sticks celery, diced
1 brown onion, finely diced
400 g can diced tomatoes (or fresh)
2 cups vegetable stock
400 g can brown lentils, rinsed
½ cup parsley, chopped
1 lemon, quartered.

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Amazing Autumn

Keith Mundy

As a nurseryman, and one who is addicted to plants, I thought I’d share with you some of the plants I consider to be an absolute necessity in any garden – whether a garden of natives or introduced plants.

One of my all-time favourites is the genus of Cotinus (smoke bush). These beautiful deciduous plants come in a range of foliage colours from lime green through to reddish purple and all with an amazing plume-like panicle of flowers in … Read more »

What is to be done? Political engagement and saving the planet

Reviewed by Heather O’Connor

What is to be done? Political engagement and saving the planet.
Barry Jones

I can’t remember having reviewed a political book before but have made this an exception because I feel nostalgic for Barry Jones, the first Minister for Science in the Hawke government. I was also interested in how he would update his groundbreaking work of the 1980s, Sleepers Wake. That book had an enormous influence in debates here and overseas about … Read more »

Zucchini and pea fritters

Jody Vassallo

1 cup lightly mashed peas
1 cup grated zucchini,
3 egg whites, beaten
1/4 cup rice flour or gluten-free flour
50g Tilba Real Dairy Persian feta
1 Tbs shredded mint

Place the peas, zucchini, and mint into a bowl. Whisk together the egg whites and rice flour until smooth. Pour into the pea mixture and stir to combine. Fold in the feta.

Heat oil in a frying pan and … Read more »