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Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce #1

There’s so much to love about the food of SE Asia. It’s the wonderful mouth tingling balance of hot sweet salty aromatic flavours backed by an umami punch that I … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 21 Comments

Roasted Vegetables – Simple Salads

I’m deep in summer salad season. The temperature in Brisbane hasn’t dipped below 30C for weeks. Add in the humidity factor upward of 50% and phew, it’s hot! Trying not … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · 24 Comments

In My Kitchen February ’17

It’s February and In My Kitchen, the monthly forum of worldwide food bloggers is back in full swing after a festive break. In Australia it’s the end of the long … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · 39 Comments

Elderflower Cordial

My daughter planted an elderflower in her garden late spring of 2015 hopeful of having a huge flush of the delicately scented flower heads with which to make cordial. Not … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 26 Comments

Charred Pineapple Pork with Sweetened Black Rice Vinegar

It wasn’t until I was part way through the preparation of this dish for the first time that I realised that I was essentially making sweet and sour pork. Prejudiced … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 27 Comments

Debi’s Walnut Bites

During the pre Christmas madness I hastily saved a number of recipes from blogs I follow. Each had something that tempted me and with this recipe it was walnuts. It’s … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · 15 Comments

Salmon Croquettes

In my household of only two people there are often leftovers. I’m not very adept at controlling the quantities for just two portions, four seems my natural position, but then … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 27 Comments