Teach Kids to Wrap their School Lunch

Preparing school lunches the night before, tastes as good the next day – otherwise my nieces wouldn’t eat them. Wraps are moreso delicious, especially when the kids are responsible for making them. Also, there are far less complaints. Just as important is learning the hygienics behind safe foods. Washing hands, clean bench area, prepping ingredients,…

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…

Cafe in Australian Bush

How unusual to find this log-style cafe in the middle of farming country. Suffice to say, it is in the middle of nowhere. I love walking into this secluded magnificent timbered building. It welcomes me every time. Its earthy tones, feasting tables and yesteryear artefacts draw me in. As I walk around, I am fascinated. Next I spotted the eclectic collection…

A Smokin’ Lunch

Platypus, smoked local meats, homemade jams, fresh baked desserts and lily pads across expanses of lakes were an enticing combination for a relaxing midday outing. The Australian Platypus Park and Tarzali Lakes Aquaculture Centre’s outdoor covered dining area had expanded considerably. I was pleased to see that business was doing well, especially their Smokehouse part. Various meats…