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Author Archives: ladyredspecs

Crunchy Spiced “Beer” Nuts

When we were planning our relocation to Brisbane a few years ago, well meaning friends cautioned us about the difficulty of connecting socially in a new locality, even going as … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · 19 Comments

In My Kitchen December 2017

I’m stubborn by nature and while evidence of Christmas abounds in Brisbane I refuse to consider acknowledging the up coming festive season until at least December 1st, the beginning of … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · 39 Comments

Hazelnut Buckwheat Blueberry Cake

I’ve been making birthday cakes for my kids for more than four decades. When they were little they’d spend months prior to their birth date poring over the Women’s Weekly … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · 30 Comments

Lemon Ginger Rice, Red Peanuts and Curry Leaves

I love steamed rice, plain steamed rice. We treat it like fast food in our house. Until recently, if all else failed, steamed basmati rice topped with a dollop of … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 25 Comments

Rip Van Winkle Sourdough Starter

Clearing out my fridge recently I unearthed a little package of dried sourdough starter dated Feb 2016. It was the wheat starter I’d dried as insurance against failure when, in … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · 20 Comments

In My Kitchen November 2017

November already, how the months fly past! I’m linking up with Sherry from Sherry’s Picking the hostess with the mostess for the monthly In My Kitchen forum, a regular get … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · 37 Comments

Vinaigrette Varieties

  Salad season made an early start in Brisbane this year. The temperature began to rise as soon as the calendar flipped over to September 1st. We eat salads most … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 29 Comments