Joh, Jason and Tara have tapped into the Anzac spirit to create a beautiful garden for the family of a fallen soldier. The team have called in the cavalry to build a kid friendly backyard for young Aussie war widow, Bree Till, and her children.
MEAT SAFE CUPBOARD
How did the Aussies keep their food fresh before refrigerators? Rob gives an old Australian invention a new lease on life. Using reclaimed timber he recreates the classic Koolgardie meat safe. Add a touch of old world charm to your kitchen with this fabulous storage solution from the Aussie outback.
STICKY LAMB SHANKS
Australian lamb is some of the best in the world and Karen’s recipe for sticky shanks with sweet potato, rosemary and garlic really makes it sing. The meat is so tender it literally falls off the bone. Plus it’s all happens in one pot so there’s almost no washing up!
REVAMP YOU CLOTHES
Do you often find yourself thinking you have nothing to wear? Take another look because you just might have the makings of a whole new wardrobe. Dig out some forgotten numbers and braid your way to a new belt or colour your way to a new cardigan with some of Tara’s clever styling tips.
PACIFIC GARDEN WALKAROUND
Gardens don’t come any more unique and exotic than this one. It’s an extraordinary Spanish style castle and garden that became an R&R destination for the troops stationed in Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands during World War II. Graham takes a stroll through this spectacular garden where the history is as fascinating as the plants themselves.
LADY VETERANS AFTERNOON TEA
Fast Ed serves up a special afternoon tea for some of Australia’s finest ex-service women. Inspired by life during World War II he bakes a classic war time fruit cake without using eggs, butter or milk. This delicious recipe is perfect to try at your place this Anzac weekend.
Our modern day soldiers fight in motorised vehicles but 100 years ago it was genuine horsepower. During the World War I it wasn’t just our soldiers on the frontline. Dr Harry pays tribute to the legendary Light Horse.
Baked beans are Australia’s favourite comfort food. Ed’s fancy homemade version takes it from a rainy Saturday morning brekkie to an impressive taste sensation that is perfect for entertaining.
LEAF MINER + GORDONIA AXILLARIS
If your perennials have had their best flowering season then it’s time to divide them to improve and increase your stock for next season. Plus, Graham has the best tips to prevent leaf damage caused by leaf miner. And he looks at Gordonia axillaris – Fried Egg Plant.
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More information on the segments seen in this episode can be found in the May issue of the magazine.