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Carrots in Verjuice

Verjuice is the fermented juice of unripe grapes. It’s use as an acidulate in cooking dates back to the Middle Ages. It was a serendipitous cool season that left a … Continue reading

January 17, 2019 · 21 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

Curried Carrot and Cashew Nut Fritters

I’ve been helping out with the Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Scheme at my grand daughter’s school, helping the Grade 3 & 4 kids as they cook vegetable based recipes using … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 17 Comments

Carrot Tagine with Yoghurt and Preserved Lemon

We have a wonderful independent bookstore in Melbourne named “Readings.” They have survived and grown in spite of the digital book age and were glorious victors in a full frontal … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 33 Comments

Karen Martini’s Syrian Chicken

I’ve been making this fabulous chicken dish created by Karen Martini since it was published in our daily newspaper’s Sunday magazine several years ago. Sweet and spicy, the chicken looks … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 24 Comments

Mum’s Lamb Hotch Potch

I’ve been spending time compiling a family recipe book based on Please Pass The Recipe to hand on to my daughters and grand daughters. Critically appraising the 300 or so … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 21 Comments

Roasted Carrot and Peanut Pate

I have a long history of combining peanuts and carrots. In the days when I was making sandwiches on a daily basis for school lunches, peanut butter toppped with coarsely … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 8 Comments


I love vegetable curries, quick to prepare, cheap ingredients and yum, yum, yum! It was a cold, bleak and wet day in Melbourne yesterday. I had absolutely no reason to … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 1 Comment


I planned to make carrot soup yesterday, plain and simple carrot soup. However, after I threw in some ginger, garlic and orange zest, my thought turned to the flavours of … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carrot and Cashew Nut Pilau

Rice is my ultimate comfort food, well, rice and chicken soup actually. The soup is another story, but rice whether it’s sweet as in rice pudding, savoury as in risotto, … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 10 Comments