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Caesar Salad

Caesar salad was badly overexposed in Australia in the 1990s. Every city cafe served it’s own unique version often with embellishments that left the salad a shadow of the original … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 10 Comments

Chinese Five Spice Mix

I have food nazi tendencies. I refuse to buy commercial products full of additives when I can make the same thing at home with natural ingredients for a small portion … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · 13 Comments

In My Kitchen October 2015

It’s good to return to regular posting and to contribute to the In My Kitchen forum after a few months off. Link back to the lovely Celia at Fig Jam … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 43 Comments

Spiced Millet Salad

 Millet, a grass cereal, formed the bulk of the bird seed mix I fed my pet budgie when I was a kid. I never thought then it could be people … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 20 Comments

Chicken Salad with Fragrant Herbs and Hoi Sin Dressing

I’ve moved two thousand kilometres to the north and the stacks of unpacked removalist boxes tell me I need more cupboard space. I don’t have a well organized high tech … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 27 Comments

Garam Masala

Light and air are the natural enemies of dried herbs and ground spices. Left whole, the natural oils and resins of the seeds which are the flavour vehicles are preserved, … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 20 Comments

Cucumber, Peanut and Coconut Salad

Pungent mustard seed oil is little appreciated in Australia except by our large community of Indian expats, but even they may not be aware Australia has it’s own high quality … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 27 Comments

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