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Garam Masala

Light and air are the natural enemies of dried herbs and ground spices. Left whole, the natural oils and resins of the seeds which are the flavour vehicles are preserved, … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 22 Comments

Sustainable Fish Curry

Since watching Australian Sustainable Seafood campaigner Matthew Evans present his SBS documentary “What’s The Catch” late in 2014 I’ve been especially vigilant about the source, the sustainability and the species … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 23 Comments

Lamb Korma, Longhand

Don’t you just love it when dinner exceeds your wildest expectations. I have only ever owned a tiny mortar and pestle for grinding small amounts of spices but a few … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 33 Comments

Potato, coriander and egg curry

During the 1980s when my interest in food began to grow beyond preparing simple daily meals, a friend gave me a pile of food magazines, copies of the Australian Epicure … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 27 Comments

Charmaine Solomon’s Squid Curry and Green Bean Sambal

This month, the Cookbook Guru hosted by Leah is exploring Charmaine Solomon’s Complete Asian Cookbook. Charmaine and I go back a long way. My edition of her “Complete Asian Cookbook” … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 18 Comments

Sweet Vegetable Vindaloo

My all time favourite travel destination is India. After three visits my enthusiasm for the sub continent has grown rather than waned. I am entranced by the history, the people, … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 19 Comments

Busy Cook’s Lamb Curry

I confess to being pedantic in my approach to cooking Indian food. Whole spices, freshly ground is my usual mantra. This recipe pre dates my purist tendencies, its exact origins … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 20 Comments