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Quince Clafoutis

A box of quinces freshly picked from my friends’ tree was a wonderful parting gift from my visit to Melbourne. I’m not talking about a shoe box but a carton … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 22 Comments

Broccoli, bacon and pine nut pasta sauce

One of the greatest food disappointments in my life has been my inability to digest pasta dishes with tomato based sauces. I struggle with gluten, I struggle with concentrated tomato. … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · 27 Comments

In My Kitchen May 2018

May? Already?  I was AWOL from the monthly In My Kitchen roundup in April but not without good cause; I was visiting Melbourne. My time there was well spent eating … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · 28 Comments

Almond Breakfast Risotto

I’m easily bored by breakfast. It’s the one meal of the day when I wish I had an in-house genie to to whisk me to Paris for the perfect croissant … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 16 Comments

Chettinad Chicken

India holds a place dear to my heart. I can’t claim blood ties or colonial affiliations, it’s simply a deep and inescapable affection that descended on me during my travels … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · 19 Comments

My Melbourne Holiday menu #2

Our sojourn in Melbourne is drawing to close. Our grand daughters, now in their teens, have willingly visited the Victorian National Gallery and the Immigration Museum, spent a day bush … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · 16 Comments

My Melbourne holiday menu #1

My new readers may not be aware that I’m a Melbourne girl transplanted to Brisbane 30 months ago. It took a while to settle, put down roots and regard Brisbane … Continue reading

April 5, 2018 · 21 Comments