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Na’ama’s Fattoush

A rustic bread salad is one of life’s simple pleasures. I could live on the delicious juices that flow from salted cut ripe tomatoes and cucumbers, add some torn day … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · 18 Comments

Herb and Fetta Filos Rolls

My potted herb garden is flourishing in the Brisbane humidity. The pots of chives and parsley I shifted from Melbourne. I cut them right back, then they were wrapped in … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · 23 Comments

Not “Jerusalem” Saffron Chicken and Herb Salad

We’re having a long hot summer. When the mercury is climbing toward, and often past 40C (104F), I try and avoid increasing the heat in the house by preparing ahead, … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 23 Comments

Wet Roasted Lamb Leg with Lemon and Herbs

Roast leg of lamb was once considered the quintessential Australian meal. It’s an old favourite in my family, though usually I buy the leg deboned and butterflied by my wonderful … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 14 Comments

Simple Ginger Congee

High winds in Melbourne during the springtime herald the onset of hay fever season. My eyes itch, my sinuses throb and I sneeze, repeatedly. Desperately in need of nurturing, I … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 14 Comments

Salsa Verde – a piquant green sauce

Bunches of fresh herbs at the farmers market always tempt me to buy. Like beautiful posies of fresh flowers I am tempted to put them in jars on the kitchen … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 11 Comments

Pita Crisps

Stale flat bread is fairly unappetising, but it can be turned into a delicious crisp snack with a minimum of fuss. Cut pitas into wedges, separating pocket bread layers. Lay … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 7 Comments