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100% Spelt Sourdough Seed Bread

The most frequently viewed post on Please Pass The Recipe in the last couple of months has been a piece I wrote in February 2016. It documented my long, frustrating … Continue reading

July 20, 2018 · 25 Comments

Coriander and peanut “pesto”

coriander and peanut paste Last week at my Farmer’s Market there were huge bunches of field grown coriander for sale at a ridiculously cheap price. I needed coriander, but wondered … Continue reading

June 21, 2018 · 29 Comments

Vietnamese Crepes : bánh xèo

I love Vietnamese food. The fresh herbs, the hot sweet and salty sauces, the intense kick of lime and the crunch of raw vegetables are a delicious counterpoint to rich … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · 22 Comments

Sour Cherry, Almond and White Chocolate Bars

The momentum is reaching fever pitch as my life drawing group, The Bunya Artists, as we prepare for an exhibition of our work. We are joining the annual Samford Art … Continue reading

May 31, 2018 · 21 Comments

Lamb Moussaka

It’s idealistic to believe that a family will sit down to dinner and share a nutritionally balanced meal with lively conversation each and every night of the week. The demands … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · 27 Comments

Quince Clafoutis

A box of quinces freshly picked from my friends’ tree was a wonderful parting gift from my visit to Melbourne. I’m not talking about a shoe box but a carton … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 22 Comments

Broccoli, bacon and pine nut pasta sauce

One of the greatest food disappointments in my life has been my inability to digest pasta dishes with tomato based sauces. I struggle with gluten, I struggle with concentrated tomato. … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · 29 Comments

In My Kitchen May 2018

May? Already?  I was AWOL from the monthly In My Kitchen roundup in April but not without good cause; I was visiting Melbourne. My time there was well spent eating … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · 28 Comments

Almond Breakfast Risotto

I’m easily bored by breakfast. It’s the one meal of the day when I wish I had an in-house genie to to whisk me to Paris for the perfect croissant … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 16 Comments

Chettinad Chicken

India holds a place dear to my heart. I can’t claim blood ties or colonial affiliations, it’s simply a deep and inescapable affection that descended on me during my travels … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · 19 Comments

Soft Date and Oat Bars

I don’t have a sweet tooth, but after receiving a copy of “Sweet” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh for Christmas, I added post it notes to 3/4 of the … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · 29 Comments

Spelt Sourdough Hot Cross Buns #3

I’m of the opinion that Hot Cross Buns should only eaten to be at Easter time despite the supermarket sales campaigns that generally begin soon after Christmas, so, each year in … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · 17 Comments

Ham, Cheese and Chilli Muffins

There must be a million recipes for muffins on the internet. I’ve contributed a fair number myself (see the links below) so in truth this bake was never intended to … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · 20 Comments

Lamb Kofta and Carrot Tajine

Sometimes, when preparing posts for this blog I have little more than a delicious recipe and some enticing photos as evidence that I’ve actually cooked said recipe. I’ll sit in … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 22 Comments