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Tag Archives: garlic

Baby Beets with Yoghurt Dressing

My Dad always grew a row of beetroot in front of the rampant staked tomatoes in his summer vegetable patch. To maximize yield, they were never pulled until they were … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 24 Comments

Warm Herb and Garlic Camembert

A farewell drinks party for my wonderful neighbours who are sadly relocating overseas sent me looking for a snack recipe that would taste great with wine, complement dips and antipasti … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 34 Comments

Braised Lamb Shanks with Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic

I’m rarely succeed in snaring a bargain at the butcher’s shop, but recently in desperate need of coffee beans I raced into our local fresh food market on a Sunday … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 22 Comments

Tomato Kasaundi

Last year I made my first batch of Tomato Kasaundi. I had eaten it many times, one of my favoured purchases from the preserves stall at the local market, but … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 17 Comments

Basil Pesto

In my home town, the word “pesto” has been adopted by the food industry as the catchphrase that describes a chunky textured dip that is made from herbs or vegetables … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 16 Comments

Tzatziki, Cacik and Raita

The fresh flavour combination of natural yoghurt and cucumber is common to many cuisines, as a dip, a sauce, a soup and a palate cooler.  Indian Raita, a thin sauce … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 9 Comments

EGGPLANT DIP

We eat lots of dip. With a retiree in the house my winter lunchtime fallback position is a bowl of soup with bread or crackers. I find it easy to … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

TUNA and MUSHROOM PASTA SAUCE

This is a great sauce for when you are short on time. It can be prepared in the time it takes to bring boil a pot of water and cook … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chicken Noodle Soup

When I saw Mum’s Chicken and Sweet Corn soup pop up on our blog at about 4pm yesterday, it was a light bulb going off in my head….guess what I … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Double Cooked Pork…. otherwise known as one of my favourite “Mum” cooked foods…

Oh how I love the texture and the flavour of this meat….  It’s not a quick dish to make, but the flavours are well-earned and fabulous.  Think Asian spices, but … Continue reading

March 20, 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