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Tag Archives: gluten free

Roasted Stuffed Sweet Red Peppers

I get a buzz out of impulse buying beautiful produce and it’s an extra good feeling buying from the person who has tilled the soil and tended a crop to … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · 25 Comments

Seeded Cardamom Macaroons

  I always have a stash of egg whites in the freezer, leftovers from making yolk enriched recipes like ice cream.  I’m slack about labelling and inconsistent about the egg … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · 24 Comments

Banana pineapple and ginger cake

In my working life I was a cook for a catering company. The kitchen staff cooked breakfast and lunch for our little shop front cafe, but the majority of our … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 21 Comments

Steamed Barramundi with ginger and spring onion sauce

Winter ills have laid me low for the passed couple of weeks. I’ve had the sniffles and a hacking cough that has the unhappy knack of reasserting itself just when … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · 26 Comments

Nasi Goreng

Australia’s place in Asia has well and truly been cemented by our embrace of her food. Stir fried meals are the mainstay of week night meals for busy Aussie cooks … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 · 26 Comments

Quick Salmon Curry

Even the most dedicated cook has a need for fast food. I’m not talking about oily salt laden gut fillers from the local take-away but delicious nutritious recipes that can … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 34 Comments

Buckwheat Banana Cake with Pecans and Maple

The bananas grown locally in Queensland are amazingly good, particularly if you can buy them from a grower who harvests at a stage of ripeness that mean they don’t need … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · 23 Comments

Raspberry, Rhubarb and White Chocolate Dessert Cake

Cake is a terrific do-ahead dessert and my first choice when I’m cooking for family and friends so I’m always looking for new ideas. Recipes published in New Zealand’s food … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 18 Comments

Mild Chicken Masala

There seems to be a belief that kids don’t like food with distinct flavours, that they won’t like this and they wouldn’t eat that, but I’m of the opinion that … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 26 Comments

Ginger Tomato Cake

The very first piece of food trivia I ever learned was that tomatoes are fruit, but why do we limit ourselves to eating tomatoes as savoury food? While I was … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · 34 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast # 7 – spinach kofta in tomato gravy

The state of Gujarat in western India advocates a meat free diet. This dietary recommendation dates back two millennia, when the slaughter of animals was banned in the name of … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 29 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #6 – spicy pumpkin, coconut and curry leaf

Delicious memories of India and pumpkin curries enriched with the sweet flavour of coconut inspired this recipe. During an afternoon of hands-on cooking at a charming little holiday village surrounded … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 10 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #5 – eggplants, crushed mustard seed and yoghurt

The first time I made this dish it was so bitter it was inedible. I’ve made loads of other recipes from Madhur Jaffrey’s book “Eastern Vegetarian Cooking,” they’ve all been … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · 16 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #3 – sweet and sour spiced tomatoes

I have a number of Indian Cookbooks on my shelves, all are well thumbed and splattered with spices. “Tasting India” by Christine Manfield is the latest addition. It’s a large … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · 20 Comments