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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
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
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
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
Baby it’s cold outside and this soup would have to be the leading contender for the 2012 “Go to soup”. You can see the 2010 “Go to soup” via the link here. Recipe: 1 large or 2 small leaks, clean and … Continue reading
Making hot cross buns have been part of my Easter tradition since I was a little girl. Over the years I’ve used all sorts of recipes from no knead to more traditional, changing up the spices, with and without an … Continue reading
…but it tastes delicious. Recipe 4 rashers of bacon, chopped 1 onion thickly diced 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 heaped tsp ground cumin 500 g (1 lb) minced/ground beef … Continue reading
A few years ago if you’d asked me what my favourite bought jam was I would have answered “some type of berry jam”. Until this year I had only ever made one batch of berry jam. We eat all sorts … Continue reading
I became a vegetarian at the ripe old age of eight. Or should I say I became an ethical vegetarian then because, though my mother was very understanding, trying to provide a meat and meatless meal each night for her … Continue reading
One small bunch of lemon balm from the garden, a mug, boiling water. Lemon…yes, but also a slight sense of heat like in ginger.