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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

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 · 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 · 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

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

In My Kitchen March ‘18

“A pinch and a punch for the  first of the month.”  The first of the month means it’s time to head over to link up with Sherry at Sherry’s Pickings … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · 34 Comments

Marzipan Cake with Plums

Finding marzipan locally for Christmas baking in 2016 was impossible. I got in early last year and bought a couple of rolls of the almond confection not knowing exactly what … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · 19 Comments

Na’ama’s Fattoush

A rustic bread salad is one of life’s simple pleasures. I could live on the delicious juices that flow from salted cut ripe tomatoes and cucumbers, add some torn day … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · 18 Comments

Soft Sourdough Flatbreads

From the eastern Mediterranean, across central Asia to India, leavened flatbreads are a dietary staple.  Those traditional flatbread have been adopted as an integral part of Australia’s multicultural cuisine too. … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 27 Comments

In My Kitchen February 2018

The beginning of each new month marks the time to reflect on what’s been happening In My Kitchen. It’s the time I link up with the lovely Sherry from Sherry’s … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · 25 Comments