Stanley’s Coastal Redwoods

Sequoia semper virens, the Coast Redwood, is an evergreen conifer, native to the narrow coastal ‘fog belt’ on the Pacific coast of North America. From South Western Oregon, through northern and central California, to south of Monterey, the fog belt restricts the Sequoias to within 40km of the coast, and to an altitude of less […]

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Egg and Bacon Pie

Ingredients 2 sheets ready-rolled frozen shortcrust pastry, just thawed 8 bacon rashers, rind removed, halved crossways 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives 10 fresh free-range eggs Method Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 23cm round fluted tart pan with removable base with 1 pastry sheet and trim any excess. Place […]

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Sweet Potato & Beetroot Salad

SWEET POTATO & BEETROOT SALAD Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 270g baby beetroot (canned) 3 tomatoes ¼ red cabbage 2 avocadoes 50g rocket 3 tbsp toasted pine nuts Dressing 1 cup olive oil ½ cup balsamic dressing 1 tsp dried mixed herbs Method Preheat oven to 180C. Peel the sweet potatoes then […]

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Rustic Tomato Relish

Ingredients 2 tbs olive oil 500g brown onions (chopped) 1 green apple (peeled & grated) 1 tbs curry powder 1 tbs powdered mustard 1 tsp mixed spice 1.5kg ripe tomatoes (skins removed & roughly chopped) 3 cups apple cider vinegar 2 cups white sugar 3 tsp salt 1 heaped tbs plain flour. Method Heat oil […]

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Fund Raising for Post Office and School

We need to raise money to support the activities of the Stanley Post Office and Primary School. Sometime in the next few months we hope to move the post office into the school. That project is currently under negotiation with the Council and Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The outcome looks promising. The […]

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