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Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry season: Mrs H has been busy transforming the berries into jam; now the filled jars stand ready to be handed over to special friends as the season of giving approaches. There might be one or the other for me as well!…

Horns at the Swiss Market

Alphorns

Alphorns

The Auckland Swiss Market is by now a well-established annual event. Held at the Danish House in Penrose, it seems to have a subscription to fine weather, and yesterday the fourth Swiss Market was no exception. Lots of people, lots of flags, lots of fine food and all things Swiss.…

Zwetschgenkuchen

Zwetschgenkuchen

Zwetschgenkuchen

Damson plums are not commonly available in the shops, maybe they are too oldfashioned? I have seen them advertised on rare occasions on roadside signage in the countryside. The Auckland Swiss Club has connections to a grower in Whakatane and organised a supply for us.…

Feasting

A Host like no Other

A Host like no Other

Invitations at Ingrid and David’s are always special events. This time the excuse was the visit of our grandsons Zac and Felix from Sydney. Thanks guys!

Ingrid and David

Ingrid and David

The Feast

The Feast

Guest of Honour: Zac

Guest of Honour: Zac

Guest of Honour: Felix

Guest of Honour: Felix

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