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In my kitchen…

…is a box of cherries, a gift to Small Man from his Great Aunt Liz, who purchased them at the farm door in Young on their way to Sydney. The lighter coloured variety are Eagles; the darker ones are the more traditional Supremes.  Both are superb, despite 2010 being a difficult season due to heavy rainfalls in the region.

In my kitchen…

…is a bag of the most amazing salt pyramids I’ve ever seen –  a gift from our ever generous friend Moo.  The crystals are huge!

In my kitchen…

…is a bowl of garden hodge-podge – today’s lunch. New potatoes, carrots, cavolo nero, tomatoes and parsley from our backyard were combined with chorizo sausage, rosemarino pasta (so called because the shape resembles rosemary leaves) and tinned lentils, finished with chopped preserved lime.  Incredibly tasty, even though it was simply cooked in water without any added seasonings!

In my kitchen…

…are bonbonnieres from the Jackhammer’s christening, for which the wee man wore a shiny white Elvis suit and cap.  Truly, I have the coolest friends…

In my kitchen…

…are six logs of freezer shortbread cookie dough, ready for last minute baking and gifts…

In my kitchen…

…are a bag of blueberry and oat cookies, a gift from Brydie, who accompanied them with the most gorgeous hand-drawn chicken card!

In my kitchen…

…is a gift from Iris, Andrea’s mother.  Every year she bakes us one of her pan de pascua, traditional Chilean Christmas cake.  She’s very secretive about her recipe, and rightly so, as it’s delicious!  I love that my friends’ parents feel the need to feed us – we had mince pies from Nic’s mum recently as well..

So tell me, what’s happening in your kitchen this festive season?

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