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Choc Coated Candied Orange Rinds

  Over winter I’ve made a load of dishes that have required thickly peeled oranges. Some dishes have needed slices of juicy orange while others have needed membrane free segments. … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 22 Comments

Salted Peanut Sesame Snaps

I curse technology as frequently and vehemently as the next person but I’m old enough to remember a life without it and I like love the benefits. I’m hooked on … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · 14 Comments

Wine Braised Pork Shoulder

Buying an indulgent ingredient to use just a small amount in a single recipe may seem indulgent, but I justified the expense knowing I’d be motivated to start experimenting with … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 23 Comments

Turkish-style carrot labneh

The versatility of yoghurt is infinite. It adds softness to flatbreads and richness to cakes. It’s natural lactic acidity is the perfect foil for spicy curries and tajines and spoonfuls … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 31 Comments

Nut ‘N’ Spice Macaroons

Surplus egg whites can be a curse, but they can be a blessing too. Most of the time I have little plastic tubs of egg whites in my freezer. Mainly … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 24 Comments

Chicken with olives, marsala and blood orange

Each week for the last month I’ve scanned the local market stalls that sell citrus fruits desperately looking for blood oranges. It knew their appearance was imminent and I was … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · 45 Comments

Laksa Lemak – coconut curry soup

I’ve harboured deep Laksa love for more than twenty years. A small and unassuming Malaysian cafe in suburban Melbourne is responsible. Laksa Lemak from the Penang Coffee House was our … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · 30 Comments
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