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The reprieve of Autumn - Figs, Pecans, Pastry, Platters and Chocolate of course

Posted by Sue Heward on

Oh my goodness Summer came and brought fig harvest with it. Some days seemed insurmountable with the heat but we made it through to glorious Autumn. I have some new Autumn recipes for you just in time for Easter feasting.
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My new world order, chewy white figs and baking - updated 25 September

Posted by Sue Heward on

The bright side of life - chewy white figs, baking and my new world order. Finally recipes for you.
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The quandary about Quince

Posted by Sue Heward on

Loads of people have asked me for recipes to use with the sun-dried quince. My most common response is that its a perfect companion with cheese on a platter. This is certainly the season. I especially like it with a hard goat's cheese (Barossa Cheese LaDame is my total favourite).

However I have gone all out and included three recipes below for you to try, enjoy and please give me feedback.

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My Classic Riverland Summer Platters

Posted by Sue Heward on

Let's face it you don't need a recipe for a platter, well I don't think so. Some say it's a whole sensory experience- that is probably true. I often don't get much chance to plan a platter, beyond making sure I have our figs, pecans, quince and a range of other local produce in the fridge and pantry.

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