Today is my wedding anniversary. The advantage of living with the same man in marital harmony for 17 years is that he has brought me your two books as a gift today!
What a sweetie! Clearly you married well, congratulations :)
a wonderful day to take part in, delicious and beautiful, producing and consuming beautiful and delicious things ... wishing the impossible - but thank you for posting because partaking at a distance still gives a good feeling .
looks more than lovely , who would not take part in this event and beatiful fabric with euca from the cauldron
This would be a dream come true for me! The table is exquisite! And then to move to the other beautiful table for creating! Oh my! And is that pink flower bougainvillea ?
Yes indeed it was...and there was an exquisite carpet of pink windfall flowers under the plant, too.
did you really and truly eat that beautiful stuff?!
Absolutely...we made a four course lunch so people could nourish their inner bear while the cauldron was doing the magic on the bundles. And we had so much fun that Roz has decided she's going to come to South Australia and be my co-pilot when I'm cooking for Sandra Brownlee's class in October!
It looks like a dream with the beatiful food and textiles.
now that's what I call a setting a table - glorious!
You look like you are on a journey of a life time ..... Good friends - good food and great creativity thrown in .... Amazing combination - well met!!!
PS: Would you share your recipe for the Lavosh looks really good? Cheers!
It's a tweaked version of one devised by my daughter Violette...which, with her permission, will find itself slipped into the novel I have been wrestling with for some years now :-)
What a beautiful , memorable day that must have been . The colours of the food so elegantly arranged! And then the bundles, so vibrant.Claudia
I could see us having a similarly enchanting day (or days) at Inverness On that lovely deck with the woodpecker sculpted apple treeAnd water music from the wee flume...
More detail here...http://rozhawker.blogspot.com.au/2014/06/the-befores-and-afters-and-story-of.html
Wow! what a buzz you & Roz put on!!
*intensive* is right ... for I think if this retreat had been 3 days long you might have found your peeps all a'swoon on the floor by the end !May wish to add smelling salts to the supply lists in future ;>]]
Who needs smelling salts with the fragrance of eucalyptus wafting from the cauldron? :-)
Oh, there is that, you are right 'cept certain parts of the whirled wouldn't have that option .... you know, them non-euc growing parts .... might need alternatives there?
I'm thinking cedar...or end-of-season oak leaves that smell of vanilla and citrusOr a fragrant dyebath composed of lavender and lemon balm...just thinking of them sends my mind down the garden path ...
dang fine alternates ... think that about covers the whirled, my friend !
What a splendid day it looks to have been. Might we entice you to share the recipe for that delicious dish adorned with asparagus? Or the one in the following photo or...perhaps your next book could be India's Cookbook?
Thank you to India and Roz for a wonderful day
Thank you so much India and Roz, it was a very special day in a gorgeous location. i would love the beetroot soup recipe, it was all so delicious!! Merci!
Would love to attend a day like this. The food looks delicious - had to look up lavosh and now I'm going to have to try making some.