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Category Archives: Dairy Free

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 · 25 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 · 32 Comments

Spanish Olive Oil and Fennel Wafers

Spanish sugar coated olive oil and fennel wafer biscuits have no local equivalent in flavour or texture. When I lived in Melbourne I could buy imported Ines Rosales brand Tortas … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 40 Comments

Maple Mustard Pulled Pork Burgers

Yesterday was “D” day, kitchen demolition day. They say the kitchen renovation will take 6 weeks but I’ll wait and see. Builders are notoriously optimistic. We’ve set up a camp … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 38 Comments

Warm Broccolini Miso Chicken Salad

I haven’t had kids living at home for more years than I care to mention, but the beginning of the school year still marks the end of the summer holidays … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · 22 Comments

Sauce Gribiche – mayo with a twist

Sauce Gribiche is best described as mayonnaise made with cooked egg yolks. It’s a classic French accompaniment for cold poached fish, but what sets it apart from the average mayonnaise … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 22 Comments

Chilli Peanut Sauce

Living with food intolerances presents many challenges. I love the flavour punch that pickles, chutney and spicy sauces deliver to a meal of smoky barbequed meat, but there’s a problem. … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · 22 Comments

My Top Ten Recipes for 2015

Over the course of this past year, I wrote a new post on average six times per month. I tested a lot of recipes, and you know how it is, … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · 21 Comments

Champagne Jelly

I love a glass (or two) of bubbles and as a firm believer in the adage that life is too short to drink bad wine, my first preference is top … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 19 Comments

Super Smooth Rockmelon Sorbet

I was just getting into the stride of using my ice cream churn last summer when Melbourne’s weather turned foul. I have no such excuses in Brisbane, it’s been serious … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 22 Comments

The Cookbook Guru – Katie Ate Sizzling Prawns

After the frustration I experienced with the recipe for carrot cake with cointreau soaked sultanas, I thought it only fair to trial a different style of recipe from “What Katie … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · 18 Comments

Steamed Baby Snapper with Ginger and Garlic Chives

Steaming a whole fish is a challenge. The fish is easy to buy and so are the seasonings, the hard part is finding a steamer large enough to fit the … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 29 Comments

Sticky Black Rice with Ginger Syrup

I always sit up and take notice when a cafe breakfast menu offers something over and above the usual eggs/bacon/pancakes and muesli choices. I’d much rather be able to choose … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 24 Comments

Tropical Overnight Oats

I’d much rather give up an extra hour of sleep than go without a nutritious and leisurely meal in the morning. Starting the day on the right foot demands a … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 29 Comments