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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

My Melbourne Holiday menu #2

Our sojourn in Melbourne is drawing to close. Our grand daughters, now in their teens, have willingly visited the Victorian National Gallery and the Immigration Museum, spent a day bush … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · 16 Comments

My Melbourne holiday menu #1

My new readers may not be aware that I’m a Melbourne girl transplanted to Brisbane 30 months ago. It took a while to settle, put down roots and regard Brisbane … Continue reading

April 5, 2018 · 21 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 · 27 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 · 15 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