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A Year on the Farm - Sally Wise

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Renowned cook, Sally Wise has always wanted her own cooking school, and her own farm, where she could grow the things she wants to cook with. One day she and her husband came across a property in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley with an orchard full of fruit trees, and a funny old chalet/cabin out the back. A plan began to take shape... In this, her latest book, Sally shares the 100 or so recipes she’s gathered over a year of growing, cooking, setting up school and house and managing an eccentric household of family and other animals. Like Nigel Slater’s Kitchen Diaries, and Sally’s early best-seller, A Year In A Bottle, this is a charming portrait of tree-change and a cookbook to treasure.

About the Author

Sally Wise is the bestselling author of A Year in a Bottle and Slow Cooker and is a regular guest on ABC Local Radio in Tasmania. She is passionate about seasonal produce and creating exciting flavours from natural, readily available ingredients, and loves to share the cooking experience. She has taught children and adults of all ages and now has her own small cooking school in Tasmania - the Sally Wise Cooking School at Molesworth in the Derwent Valley.

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    Comments about A Year on the Farm:

    Great book! Full of lovely stories and fantastic recipes. I especially liked finding out that even very good cooks don't always achieve perfection.

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    5.0

    Excellent for home grown produce and mor

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    from Albany Western Australia

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      Comments about A Year on the Farm:

      Easy to follow month by month home grown produce and how to turn them into fantastic preserves and meals.

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      5.0

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      from Country Victoria

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        Comments about A Year on the Farm:

        I have only just discovered Sally Wise because of her preserving recipes I have enjoyed a few of the books I have read so far, hasn't disappointed. A Year on the Farm is the same haven't finished it yet but I am thoroughly enjoying it. Would highly recommend this book.

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        4.0

        Fantastic Read

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        from Launceston, Tasmania

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            A wonderful read about a life changing adventure. Heart warming and engaging read about Sally and her entire family.

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            ISBN: 9780733332807
            ISBN-10: 0733332803
            Audience: General
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 448
            Published: 24th February 2014
            Publisher: ABC Books
            Country of Publication: AU
            Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 15.4  x 3.3
            Weight (kg): 0.53