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Quince Clafoutis

A box of quinces freshly picked from my friends’ tree was a wonderful parting gift from my visit to Melbourne. I’m not talking about a shoe box but a carton … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 22 Comments

Caesar Salad

Caesar salad was badly overexposed in Australia in the 1990s. Every city cafe served it’s own unique version often with embellishments that left the salad a shadow of the original … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 18 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

The Cookbook Guru – Marbled Tea Eggs

This month’s Cookbook Guru‘s task is to take a recipe book from our own library and promote it’s virtues as a contender for 2015’s booklist. Today I made Marbled Tea … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 19 Comments

Eggs in Tomato Curry Sauce

This dish makes a regular appearance on our weekly menu, accompanied by  Carrot and Cashew Nut Pilau,  simple steamed green vegetables and a dollop of thick natural yoghurt. The luscious … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 16 Comments

SAVOURY VEGETABLE CAKE

AKA Vegie Slice. In the mid 1970s Melbourne, zucchini (courgette) was the vegetable de jour, exotic in the shop, bland and boring on the average home dinner tabIe. The other … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

North African Eggs

I love the flavour of capsicums but in the past have found them hard to digest. I’ve just discovered it’s the skins that are the culprit, so I have given … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

KEDGEREE

Kedgeree satisfies both my love of curry, and rice.  Some sources say this dish was created in India during the time of the British Raj, combining the idea of eggs … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

Popeye’s envy – Spanokopita, both large and small

My hometown Melbourne has the largest Greek population outside Greece, in fact, my neighbourhood was dubbed little Athens in the 1960s. The “spinach filo pie” is frequently the predictable vegetarian … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fig & Nut Cake

This recipe brings back memories of the time in my childhood when Mum used to own her own catering company and delicatessen. I’m honestly not sure if the memory is … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

basic spice mixes

When a teenage daughter announces that she has embraced vegetarianism, it’s a tough gig for a working Mum to come up with tasty, nutritious, cheap and quick meals that will … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 12 Comments