fruit Archives - the little lioness


How does you garden grow?

by Fiona on April 11, 2015 · 0 comments

If your garden is anything like mine, it’s blooming all over the place, and fruiting something shocking…

We have a tonne of passionfruit about to come in

Some very late tomatoes.


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And mum and bub poss LOVE it!

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Washed down of course with a lovely latte

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Chobani creamy creamy Greek Yoghurt. Oh my.

by Fiona on November 28, 2011 · 3 comments


This stuff is HEAVEN.

I tried some samples sent to me of blueberry, mango, passionfruit and one more. And they were so creamy and awesome.

Look out for Chobani this summer. mmm


Fruity! Breakfast at Citrus Cafe, Newtown

by Fiona on November 23, 2011 · 8 comments

Citrus Cafe Restaurant

I’ve got a thing for beetroot in my juices at the moment, so picking this concoction was a great choice.

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And this fruit plate, which defeated me!


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Where does one begin on a HUGE day with lots of eating, drinking, photographing and meeting oodles of awesome people?

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With the macarons and balls from Lindt …. rather popular!

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How about I do what I usually do? Start at the start and see how distracted I get along the way? That’s my voice ;)

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A day at the Electrolux demonstration kitchen… Such a warm sunny day!

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The boys and girls from Toby’s Estate won our hearts with coffee at breakfast, morning and afternoon teas. Then they won our minds with chocolate coated coffee beans and Keep Cups in their swag bags ;)

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I got stuck into the juice the Breville girls were making fresh, and the fruit plates!

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Many of the others filled themselves with baked goods across the day from Brasserie Bread… (Including the lovely ladies from Impact :)

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(They even do Gluten Free baking courses!!! I’ll have to check that out one of these days!)

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Continuing on the theme of eating and drinking, I was completely taken by the range of mineral waters from Daylesford and Hepburn Mineral Springs Co.. Particularly the ginger beer, as I was feeling rather off much of the day :\

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The upset stomach meant I couldn’t enjoy the lamb lunch as much as I would usually, but the bits I ate and kept down were great :) I did, however, go for a walk with a vegetarian, Laura during the lamb butchery. I needed air, people!!

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I suppose some of you also want to hear about the content of the day? And perhaps what I took from it?

I took oodles of notes during the talks. Loved the thoughts all of the speakers provoked, and was reassured that much of the message was “be yourself, do want you love, know who you are” oh and “don’t get sued”!! ;)

I think that while it was nice to hear about the legal aspects, again it comes down to being respectful, stopping taking photos if you are asked, and being sure to make sure your reviews are ‘reviews’ ie your own opinion, and not you being the next distributor of chef’s hats.

Aside from that I saw some awesomely huge lenses

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Asian girls with big cameras

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Oh and Jen had awesome shoes.

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The Crab Masterclass smelled divine… even though I know my tongue couldn’t handle it ;)

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And after a very long day program, it was off into Kingsleys for dinner. The Steak and Crabhouse, not the chicken shop, as I explained my confusion to Sarah the Kingsleys PR girl who gave me a lift to the restaurant and the home! Now that’s service! ;)

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A few of us went for cocktails on arrival while we waited for the real dinner time. Mine (above) is the Mint and Zen, while below is Tom‘s Cancun Splash

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The chef tempted our tastebuds with Black Pudding and Veal Sweetbread

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And salmon on a bed of rice

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The sun went down on a warm Sydney night :)

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For entree, we were brought Smoked Yellow Fin Tuna Carpaccio with pickled chilli and pistacio nuts. Oh yum! This was matched with a yummy yummy St Hallet Riesling from Eden Valley.

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Sarah had a teeny bottle of coke! (pictured next to my mini moo card holder!)

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The main was Slow roasted beef tenderloin, and Wagyu flat iron steak. Both melted in my mouth, and I got a lot of them because everyone else was still full from a day of cake!! This was matched with a St Hallet Faith Shiraz. Nice.

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The sides

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The onto dessert. I was presented with this gorgeous meringue with rhubarb and strawberries, while the others had cheeses..

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I’m told the Rose matched the chees well, while I had to separate it from the dessert ;)

Thank you SO MUCH to the organisers and sponsors for a wonderful day!!! I’ll twitter and blog stalk you all soon! xxxx

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Lashings of Dessert

by Fiona on October 2, 2011 · 0 comments

A joint birthday party for several members of Rish’s family meant many many desserts!

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Gluten free white chocolate mud cake

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Gluten free cupcakes

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And fruit. What a relief!


Bring a Plate – Fruit Platter

by Fiona on September 6, 2011 · 3 comments

What’s a girl to do when she’s asked to bring dessert for a work lunch?

Fruit from Penshurst Fruit World

Pop across the road to the fruit shop and get a little bit of this and a little bit of that.



Cold remedies

August 8, 2011

Mandarines are awesome. As is alternating between eucalyptus and aloe vera tissues.

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A substitute for those $12.99/kg bananas?

April 30, 2011

I don’t think so. Sorry, Starburst, you’ve got it WRONG this time.

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Fresh Fruit

December 12, 2010

From Fyshwick Markets. mmm had one of the mangoes for breakfast. 411: Block :: ing Comforter :: doona Santa :: claus Tape :: worm Humor :: ous Charity :: begins at home Receipt :: book Hospice :: dying Stuffing :: ew Binge :: eating/drinking

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Post-gym Breakfast

November 19, 2010

From the Purple Pickle.

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