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Stuffed Sweet Summer Tomatoes

There was a time when the only hope you had of getting a real tomato in Australia was to grow your own. I’m talking about tomatoes grown in a garden … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 28 Comments

Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce #1

There’s so much to love about the food of SE Asia. It’s the wonderful mouth tingling balance of hot sweet salty aromatic flavours backed by an umami punch that I … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 26 Comments

Roasted Vegetables – Simple Salads

I’m deep in summer salad season. The temperature in Brisbane hasn’t dipped below 30C for weeks. Add in the humidity factor upward of 50% and phew, it’s hot! Trying not … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · 27 Comments

In My Kitchen February ’17

It’s February and In My Kitchen, the monthly forum of worldwide food bloggers is back in full swing after a festive break. In Australia it’s the end of the long … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · 41 Comments

Elderflower Cordial

My daughter planted an elderflower in her garden late spring of 2015 hopeful of having a huge flush of the delicately scented flower heads with which to make cordial. Not … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 28 Comments

Charred Pineapple Pork with Sweetened Black Rice Vinegar

It wasn’t until I was part way through the preparation of this dish for the first time that I realised that I was essentially making sweet and sour pork. Prejudiced … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 27 Comments

Debi’s Walnut Bites

During the pre Christmas madness I hastily saved a number of recipes from blogs I follow. Each had something that tempted me and with this recipe it was walnuts. It’s … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · 15 Comments