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Versatile Quick Curry Sauce for chicken, fish or vegetables

Inspiration for menu testing and development comes to me from various sources. Beside my well stocked library of cookbooks I have a plastic sleeve of magazine clippings and an overstuffed … Continue reading

August 9, 2018 · 26 Comments

Sesame Baked Fish

 I can still remember the very first time I made this dish. I was a stay-at-home Mum with a 3 month old baby daughter named Leah and I was hosting … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 20 Comments

April Cookbook Guru “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food”

Cooking with Claudia My stained and battered copy of Claudia Roden’s “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food” has been in constant use in my kitchen for at least 20 … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 23 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

Pad Thai

The taste of Thai food is characterised by hot, sweet, salty, and sour flavours. In the correct proportions they make your palate dance. An hour ago I ate this Pad … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 14 Comments

Chilli Chicken with Peanuts

I feel blessed to live in a city with a large Asian population. Information gathered at the last census reveals that around 6.5% of Melbourne’s population is of Chinese descent. … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 10 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