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Category Archives: Spice blends

Chinese Five Spice Mix

I have food nazi tendencies. I refuse to buy commercial products full of additives when I can make the same thing at home with natural ingredients for a small portion … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · 24 Comments

Garam Masala

Light and air are the natural enemies of dried herbs and ground spices. Left whole, the natural oils and resins of the seeds which are the flavour vehicles are preserved, … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 22 Comments

Cajun Spiced Roasted Vegetable Salad

news flash, news, flash, news flash, news flash, news flash, news flash, news, flash, news flash, news  I ENTERED THIS RECIPE IN THE RECIPE WRITING COMPETITION AT EAT DRINK BLOG, … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 37 Comments

Aussie Olive Salt

If you read my post “Indulging the Senses in Hobart” you might remember the wonderful dining experience we enjoyed at “Ethos. ” After enjoying a 64C egg served with sourdough, … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 23 Comments

Lamb Korma, Longhand

Don’t you just love it when dinner exceeds your wildest expectations. I have only ever owned a tiny mortar and pestle for grinding small amounts of spices but a few … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 33 Comments

dukkah

Dukkah, a loose savoury blend of toasted and roughly crushed nuts and seeds blended with spices, has Egyptian origins. Traditionally it’s served with bread which is first dipped into olive … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 20 Comments

“Cajun” Spice Mix

I hope it’s just the winter blues that are clouding my brain, creating a fog that’s slowing down my writing process. If I was writing with a pen, on paper, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 22 Comments

Baharat – Middle Eastern spice mix

Most cultures have a herb or spice mix that has become synonymous with their cuisine. China has a five spice mix, India garam masala and the Middle East has baharat. … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 17 Comments

Tandoori Chicken

It’s hard to beat the flavour of meat that has been grilled over hot coals, and balmy summer evenings in Melbourne means the barbeque is being put to good use. … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 27 Comments

basic spice mixes

When a teenage daughter announces that she has embraced vegetarianism, it’s a tough gig for a working Mum to come up with tasty, nutritious, cheap and quick meals that will … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 12 Comments