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Spicy Tomato Relish

  Spicy Tomato Relish – low Fodmap Onion, garlic, apples and dried fruit are common ingredients in fruit based homemade chutneys of the style our mothers and grandmothers made when … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 37 Comments

Cucumber and Gin Soup with Avocado and Tomato

I’ve been involved in a Book Club for most of my adult life. At first it was just about friends, and if we talked about the month’s designated book then … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 28 Comments

Shredded Wombok Salad with Tomato Dressing

The weather is a constant topic of conversation in Melbourne probably because it’s continually changing. We’re either waiting for a cool change, rain, a warm day or perfection in the … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 27 Comments

Kachumber

I have been making this finely chopped fresh salad as an accompaniment to spicy food for close to 30 years. Not only is it a great palate calmer when a … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 16 Comments

Veal Parmagiana for my Dad

Veal Parmagiana made an inglorious but memorable entrance into my family. Late in 1964, my Dad spent six weeks in Milan on business. He came home with a recipe hand … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 22 Comments

Braised Lamb, Memories of Turkey

We enjoyed many memorable meals in Turkey. It’s been eight years since that incredible month, but the wonderful flavours of Turkish food stay with me. Whenever I think of preparing … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 15 Comments

New Style Porcupine Meatballs

Buying ingredients to suit the household budget is a perennial challenge to all cooks. Growing up in the 1960s, my Dad received his salary fortnightly. Mum served “rissoles” (Aussie for … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 23 Comments

Busy Cook’s Lamb Curry

I confess to being pedantic in my approach to cooking Indian food. Whole spices, freshly ground is my usual mantra. This recipe pre dates my purist tendencies, its exact origins … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 20 Comments

Barramundi Baked in Paper Parcels

This blog is based on passing recipes from one generation to the next. You’d expect that it would be me, the Nana, teaching the young grand daughters kitchen basics, but … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 7 Comments

Serendipity Sauce

Sometimes the best dishes are made in a rush with just a few simple ingredients. That happened last night. A bunch of parsley, a tired head of broccoli, a can … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 15 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

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

Tomato Relish

As autumn looms I swing into action making pickles, relishes and sauces, old fashioned spiced preserves that rely on vinegar, salt and sugar for longevity. I never developed a liking … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 27 Comments

Oatmeal, Spinach, Tomato and Feta Cheese Tart

This is a recipe that’s evolved over time. The mealy, rustic pastry I have stolen from a tomato tart recipe in my 1979 edition of Jane Grigson’s “Vegetable Book”. Grigson … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 11 Comments