Biodynamic Mungalli Milk Teahouse

Another of the Atherton Tableland’s places to visit is the biodynamic Mungalli Creek Dairy, ‘Out of the Whey Cheesery and Teahouse’. It’s locally owned and has received numerous national awards and accolades for their fine biodynamic foods.   I enjoyed tasting the cheese, yoghurt and dip samples. This helped me decide what to chose from…

Family Roast & Veggies

When is a family roast ‘A Family Roast’? When you sit at the table as a family to enjoy it. Recently one of my Townsville families came to visit up The Atherton Tablelands — 2000 feet above sea level and 5-10C cooler compared to Townsville. I pondered on the first evening meal together. I wanted…

Secret to Sparkling Mirrors

The secret to sparkling mirrors and windows is what to use and how you use it. This is according to my friend who trialled some of her home remedy tips on my mirrors and windows. Equipment 500mL spray bottle 1 part white vinegar 3 parts water newspaper chux cloth (if needed) Step 1 If really dirty, wipe mirror…

Cute Cottage Café — at QCWA Yungaburra

QCWA Yungaburra set up their quaint cottage as a Cafe for their famous morning teas during the the famous or infamous Yungaburra Markets.  Each 4th Saturday of the month from 8am to 12noon, Yungaburra market goers know where they can sit back, relax, eat and socialise. The two most popular of the homemade goodies QCWA…

Creation of the Curtain Fig

When three trees became one, it’s nature’s way of reclaiming itself. The Curtain Fig Tree is as it sounds — a curtain of root tendrils draped across other trees. Over time, it pushes and squishes the trees together, wrapping it in its tree roots, making it one big curtain fig. The Curtain Fig National Park …

Tidy Pantry, Tidy Mind

Rows in a pantry work well for me. It’s a quick visual snapshot of what’s in there. In my mind, it helps me feel organised and prepared. It gives me a certain satisfaction after I’ve spring cleaned the pantry. When preparing for any unexpected eventualities, food is something you can’t do without. It’s good to…