Most years Christmas seems to creep up on us... this year it has rushed in like a tsunami! Or is that just my imagination?
People, places, stories – we bring the Dandenong Ranges to life for you with blogs that capture the heart of this remarkable destination. Find Your Self in a heritage garden, inspired by a recipe featuring local produce or learning the secret locations that offer the best views, or the foodie experience that you will never forget.
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Looking for a lighter or fresher flavoured dish? Check out Ann Creber's 'Provencale Stir-Fried Vegetables' - A sure family favourite!
I am not a lover of Summer, but I do take comfort in the abundance of basil that is available again! As I usually do... Read more.
One of my favourite Christmas treats! Such a great way to use up some of your left over Christmas fruit cake.
Springtime in the Dandenong Ranges is a beautiful - and delicious - time of year.
I imagine how Melburnians in the 1930s felt when they escape the bustle of the city.
Make sure you have plenty of time to explore and wander this not so sleepy mountain town. If you are a tea lover, child at heart or pastry lover then
Called Schwarzwderkirschtorte in German, the cake got its name from the traditional costume worn by women in the Black Forest.
A crazy name I know but these are some of the easiest delights you can make. So satisfying and so simple, the whole family will love these.