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The last couple of weeks at Chez Bee

Some of the goings on around my neck of the woods…

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Update on the Jamie challenge

As I mentioned in my new years post, Mr Bee and I are working our way through Jamie Oliver’s 15 minute meals, cooking one recipe each a week.  We’re having so much fun.  It adds quite an amount of novelty … Continue reading

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Oh this recipe is just soooo delicious.  And it’s easy to make, I mean you are actually meant to burn the pork a little 😉  It’s my take on a recipe from this month’s Donna Hay Magazine.  It’s completely un-authentic … Continue reading

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Lemon, ginger, mint and honey refresher

This summer, much of Australia has been plunged into heatwave after heatwave. It’s been so hot that the Bureau of Meteorology has needed  to add extra colours to its temperature graphs to show how high the temperatures are reaching. And … Continue reading

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Yummy sounding recipes from around the blogosphere

Hi folks Some yummy sounding recipes from around the blogosphere that I would like to try.  As I was gazing at them I thought that maybe you’d like to try them too. So here they are: Homemade chai and chai concentrate … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2013

Hello everyone, How are you?  I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Christmas-New Year period.  At Chez Bee it was all about family, friends and food.  Oh and soaking up the way that time seems to slow down … Continue reading

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Summer meals at Chez Bee

Yes the prawn and smoked salmon meals with home-made tartare were delicious but what has me all excited are the quinoa patties.  I’ve never cooked with quinoa before and man, were these scrummy.  They are a Bill Granger recipe out … Continue reading

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Honey, date and brandy ice cream

Definitely an adults only indulgence with a hint of Christmas about it from the brandy… 100 g dates, sliced to a thickness depending on preference scant half cup of boiling water 200 mL of cream 600 mL of vanilla custard … Continue reading

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Seasonal and local

Tonight’s dinner was so yummy I had to share it.  Plus, it just happened to come together as a completely local (Victorian)  and seasonal main course (except for the condiments).  I’m always quite impressed when we manage to pull off … Continue reading

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My new toy

We bought an ice cream maker. The first batch was chocolate and I was far too concerned with enjoying it to even think about taking a photo.  It was quite possibly the best chocolate ice cream I have ever eaten. … Continue reading

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