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Tasty slice of history

INGREDIENTS of our culinary past have been rediscovered.

Meeting of the makers

THE Dressmaker is a story of one of two country girls whose ambitions were bigger than the small town they grew up in.

Scintillating Shanghai

WE THOUGHT we were prepared for Shanghai.

Loch, stock and barrel

COUNTRY LIVING: Loch Distillery and Brewery with Craig Johnson

SOUTH Gippsland’s Craig Johnson and Melinda Davies are breaking new ground at the Loch Brewery and Distillery.

Craftsman against the grain

Brett Sambrooks

THE sign on Brett Sambrooks’ front door reads “gone surfing”.

Meeting of the makers

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THE Dressmaker is a story of one of two country girls whose ambitions were bigger than the small town they grew up in.

Tasty slice of history

 Paul County and Bernard Lloyd who are re-publishing Australia's first cook book, The English and Australian Cookery Book by ...

INGREDIENTS of our culinary past have been rediscovered.

Making tracks on the world stage

Paul van der Ploeg the current Cross Country Eliminator World Champion inspecting the World Cup downhill course ahead of this...

IT WAS growing up on a farm in Mt Beauty that put the wheels in motion for Paul van der Ploeg.

Jingles keeps trucking

JINGLES: Graeme Neal aka 'Jingles' Livestock carrier from Swan Reach.

OWNING 14 trucks in 73 years might seem like a lot to some but to Jingles Neal it’s not nearly enough.

The only way to have pudding

Stephen's Fine Foods Pudding

DOUSED in brandy and set alight is the only way to eat Christmas pudding.

Hollywood comes to town

Hollywood comes to town

HOLLYWOOD  came to Horsham last week, booking out every hotel and setting the town abuzz with celebrity sightings.

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The best of the west

IMAGINE having the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful areas of Western Australia.

Scintillating Shanghai

Scintillating Shanghai

WE THOUGHT we were prepared for Shanghai.

Gems hidden at Stratford

Stratford

IT WAS a stroke of genius when they named Stratford, the Gippsland town east of Sale, located by the Avon River.

Learn from Europe’s farming best

Learn from Europe’s farming best

WANT to know everything there is to know about Europe’s cutting-edge agriculture practices and technology?

Getaway to the USA

Getaway to the USA

GETTING away from the farm for a holiday can be tough, but this is a tour with plenty of interest for those on the land.

A fresh festive feast

I INTEND to spend Christmas Day gardening.

Spread love with roses

Spread love with roses

I WILL never apologise for my brutal treatment of roses.

The propagation guide

Rhodo Glen nursery

WITH little effort, it’s easy to fill your garden at virtually no cost.

Help blooms to thrive

Help blooms to thrive

SUMMER has arrived at last.

Pruning for new growth

Pruning for new growth

SOMETIMES overgrown, congested trees or shrubs seem to sigh with relief when they are pruned.

All you need is loaf

STRAWBERRIES are looking particularly good at the moment.

Diabetic Christmas cake

St Ives Lions Club Christmas Cake. on sale for ses

TRY this delicious recipe for diabetic Christmas cake.

Asparagus and mint coleslaw

CL Food

THIS week’s column is about to set the record straight.

Cardamom cooking

CL Food

CARDAMOM is one of the crown jewels of the spice world.

Christmas slice

 Food - CSIRO Christmas fruit mince slice.

THIS easy Christmas slice has just six ingredients and will be a sure crowd pleaser.

The Lego Farmer goes online

ONE little man is having a big impact on Aimee Snowden’s life.

Light horse

CHRISTMAS shoot. Clydesdale horse Brigalow in a pine plantation.

CLYDESDALE Brigalow makes light work of the festive season.

Bale art goes festive

Bale art goes festive

IT’S Santa madness out there.

The Shed

Shelves are bursting at the seams

Coach House Gallery & Museum. Wedderburn

WARNING: enter Wedderburn’s Coach House Gallery and Museum at your own risk.

Noel’s chuffed with his GP Talbot

Noel’s chuffed with his GP Talbot

NO ONE is more surprised than Noel Cunningham to be behind the wheel of a 1926 Talbot Grand Prix car.

Mirboo car collection a classic

Mirboo car collection a classic

SOUTH Gippsland businessman and car enthusiast Colin Kiel is a lucky man.

MG sportscars a choice vintage

MG sportscars a choice vintage

CAR enthusiasts often baulk when asked to choose a favourite, but MG fan Marguerite Morgan has no problem.

Miranda

Traditions don’t get any better

Traditions don’t get any better

ANNIE is an only child in her 70s.

Think of the planet this Xmas

Think of the planet this Xmas

EVEN on a good day the tip is not an uplifting place.

Making our schools a priority

Making our schools a priority

VICTORIA is to become the Education State.

Bush Telegraph bridged divide

Bush Telegraph bridged divide

IT’S a sad day when the only daily radio program dedicated to rural issues and broadcast into metropolitan areas is axed.

Bookshelf

Complete Poems: Banjo Paterson

Complete Poems: Banjo Paterson

ANDREW Barton Paterson wrote under the pen name Banjo — and the moniker well and truly stuck.

Venice: Recipes lost and found

Venice: Recipes lost and found

VENICE is hot right now, and that’s not just the weather.

Mothers and Daughters

Mothers and Daughters

HOW effective is parenting based on the philosophy “do as I say, not as I do”?

Driving Holidays Around Australia

Supplied Editorial Driving Holidays Around Australia Lee Atkinson

THERE’S nothing I enjoy more than juicing up the old Porsche, putting the top down and hitting the road.

Top Ten Stories

  1. Eva Mendes dishes on having Ryan Gosling's baby

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    Her first interview since giving birth to daughter Esmeralda Amada Gosling. By Julia Frank

  2. TOP 10: Melbourne’s best fish and chips

    Taste cover story Melbourne's best fish and chips: Cerebus beach house

    WHEN the chips are golden, the batter crunchy and the fish moist, there are few foods better on a warm summer’s night. Food writer Dan Stock searched high and low to find our city’s best fish and chips.

  3. Aldi’s cheap wines shock judges

    Aldi Wine

    SIX wines from discount supermarket chain Aldi have shocked all at the Sydney International Wine Competition. One costs less than $5.

Top Ten Stories

  1. Penthouse gets Sex and the City look

    Penthouse gets Sex and the City look

    SEX and the City fans with $8 million to spare have a chance to buy a Docklands penthouse with interiors designed by the book’s illustrator, Megan Hess.

  2. Results from auction spree

    Results from auction spree

    BUYERS were spoiled for choice on the Melbourne property market, with 1425 properties facing the auction block. SEARCH THE RESULTS.

  3. Kyle Sandilands’ St Ives mansion for sale

    Kyle Sandilands’ St Ives mansion for sale

    SHOCK jock Kyle Sandilands has listed his luxury four-bedroom home in St Ives with price expectations of more than $3 million.

Top Ten Stories

  1. Frequent flyers get own golf club

     10 STEPS , NETWORKING .. Group Of Male Golfers Teeing Off On Golf Course

    VIRGIN Australia and Qantas’ battle for loyalty among travellers has spilt over from the petrol station to the golf course.

  2. Passengers win as cruise ships get competitive

    Quantum of the Seas, launch photos.

    A BUMPER cruising season in Australia is delivering unprecedented deals for passengers as ships compete to get more people on board.

  3. The best places to eat in Queenstown

    The best places to eat in Queenstown

    IF you have the hunger, New Zealand's adventure capital offers more than just sports on its menu.

Alpine study buried

 Alpine National Park, Wonnangatta Station, Charlie Lovick, president Mountain Cattlemen's Association & Ministe...

SCIENTIFIC research collected from the high country grazing trial may never see the light of day.

Actor drives tractor to the Pole

Actor drives tractor to the Pole

THE crew from Antarctica2 have successfully made their way to the South Pole in a Massey Ferguson tractor.

Loch, stock and barrel

COUNTRY LIVING: Loch Distillery and Brewery with Craig Johnson

SOUTH Gippsland’s Craig Johnson and Melinda Davies are breaking new ground at the Loch Brewery and Distillery.