Tips for Successful Rose Growing

[By Ben Swane] CULTIVATION OF ROSES includes: Planning, Preparing the Ground, Planting, Pruning, Pest Control. Added to which are: Fertilisation and After Care of Roses.

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon is a well known traditional French recipe originating from the Burgundy region. Traditionally the meat was larded with lardons, but modern beef is sufficiently tender and well marbled, so this very time-consuming technique is rarely used any more. However, bacon cut into small cubes is still used to produce the initial cookling fat and added to the dish at the end.

Coq au Vin

A rustic French classic, coq au vin (chicken with wine) is easy to make – but, like all good things, it does take a little time. However, if you want to save time, this dish can be prepared in a pressure cooker, which will halve the cooking time. Coq au vin is fantastic with spuds, be they mashed, boiled or roasted.

Hugo and the Car Door

Lately Hugo has emulated his mother at the same age by closing the car door on his hand. This could mean the end of a promising career as a pianist. …

Skins Golf 03-Dec-2016

Round 23: Mark 8, Steve 6, Craig 2, PeterD 1.NTP Mark 17cm. LD Steve 261m. Birdies: 8th PeterD, 15th Mark & Craig, 17th Mark. Sunny & humid. — Turramurra …