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Asian style Coleslaw

It’s 12 months since we relocated to Brisbane. I had grand plans for my balcony garden then, declaring that I’d only grow edibles. Reality hit home when the tomatoes failed … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 21 Comments

Jam-Strawberries with Passionfruit

One of the aspects I truly loved about Melbourne when we lived there was the four distinct seasons. The people in Brisbane talk about “spring” but the only change I … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · 18 Comments

Fabulous Unconventional Shortcrust

In my working life as a cook for a catering company I was often dubbed the Queen of Tartlets. I was proud of my pastry making ability and could effortlessly … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 34 Comments

In My Kitchen – Sept 2016

I’m happy to say that In My Kitchen is up and running again this month. I’m linking up with Maureen The Orgasmic Chef who hosts this monthly blogging community get … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · 32 Comments

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 · 34 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