Cooking on the Farm: Over the Fire and Under the Stars

Aguanga - Cooking with Fire

Jonathan Davis has been fast at work making a homestead on his farm in Aguanga, but there is always time to cook a great meal. Whether it is for his family or for visiting friends, these creative and exciting al fresco feasts are met with great anticipation.┬áJonathan makes regular use of his outdoor barbeque, fueled not just by natural charcoal, but also by native Ribbonwood, which grows in abundance on his property. Continue reading “Cooking on the Farm: Over the Fire and Under the Stars”

Burnt Eggplant with Tahini – A Report, A Recipe and A Photo Gallery

Fresh from the garden
Fresh from the garden

Fair warning, folks, this is an Evelyn post. Evelyn… you know, the non-cooking, non-farming third of OurLocaltopia. I coordinate a bit, and work the computer machines. As some of you know, my interest in local food has always been present, but I fall definitively into the eater category. That is, I’m a patron, a customer, an observer, a consumer… but never a maker, never a cook. Because, frankly, I am a cooking failure. Continue reading “Burnt Eggplant with Tahini – A Report, A Recipe and A Photo Gallery”