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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


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