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Cuisine magazine: "Phenomenal"*

January 26, 2016 Lynda Hallinan

Cuisine magazine: "Phenomenal"*

* Okay, so they were talking about my garden when they said that, but hey! I'm on the same page as Nigel Slater, which makes me feel like I've finally made it (hehe)


NZ House & Garden: "mouth-watering and witty"

January 03, 2016 Lynda Hallinan

NZ House & Garden: "mouth-watering and witty"

I like being part of a "jammy family".   


NZ Gardener review: "a seasonal treat"

January 03, 2016 Lynda Hallinan

NZ Gardener review: "a seasonal treat"

(My friends at NZ Gardener might be just a little bit biased, of course.)


Announcing the arrival of Foggydale Farm Jam Sessions (mother and baby both well)

December 02, 2015 Lynda Hallinan

Announcing the arrival of Foggydale Farm Jam Sessions (mother and baby both well)

Publishing a new book is like giving birth to a new baby (but without the stretch marks!). All that huffing and puffing (and pickle and preserve eating) is worth it when you finally hold it in your hands. Foggydale Farm Jam Sessions was a real labour of love. For 52 weeks of the year, I endeavoured to grow and preserve a different seasonal crop - from spring strawberries to autumn quinces. More than 500 jars of jams and jellies were made along the way, with Mum, my mother-in-law and my two sons at hand to help stir the pot. Most of...