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Puffball pizza

October 9th, 2010 by Heidi

Having found one we started to spot puffballs all over the place, but generally just past the edible stage, then we were lucky enough to find a big one at just the right time.


Perth Brewing Company

October 7th, 2010 by Heidi

Back in August we drove the hour and a quarter over to Manotick to enjoy a beer tasting Evening at Watson’s Mill, and discovered the Perth Brewing Company which is about 15 minutes from us!


Grand Opening Celebrations

September 17th, 2010 by Heidi

Tomorrow is the Grand Opening of the Manotick Village Butcher and we are all super excited about it. We will start the celebrations off at 11am with a fabulous cake and naturally the good eats will continue all afternoon with free samples prepared by local celebrity Steph the Grilling Gourmet, who will have pork, beef, chicken, lamb, wild boar and venison on the grill.


Mixing business and pleasure!

September 15th, 2010 by Heidi

Today we had a day trip to Picton for both business and pleasure. Shop business, farm business and fun!


Giant Puffball!

September 6th, 2010 by Heidi

Steve found what we are pretty certain is a giant puffball in one of our fields!


Perth Garlic Festival

September 3rd, 2010 by Heidi

A couple of weeks back was the Perth Garlic Festival, and we simply couldn’t resist!


A Taste of Manotick

August 20th, 2010 by Heidi

Tomorrow – Saturday 21st August – come and experience all “the flavours” Manotick has to offer.


Home-made liver treats

July 9th, 2010 by Heidi

There are some pretty cool perks to working for a butcher’s shop, one of them being the tasty things to eat we get to enjoy, and share. And right now Charlie thinks I have the best job in the whole world!


Perth Farmers’ Market

May 11th, 2010 by Steve and Heidi

We were keen to check out the nearby Perth farmers’ market and it just so happened that it opened for the season on Saturday. We figured we deserved the morning off and rather needed some groceries.


Bread baking experiment

March 23rd, 2010 by Steve

Over the last few weeks I have been experimenting with some bread recipes from Heidi’s cook books. Now I have been offered help in my bread making experiments.


More freshly baked bread

March 16th, 2010 by Steve

Is anyone tired of hearing about bread making yet?


More of Steve’s Bread Baking Adventures

March 9th, 2010 by Steve

After my excursion into the world of bread making, I have taken to looking through some of Heidi’s cook books looking for bread recipes.