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Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

February 6, 2013 2 Comments

Happy New Year to all my beautiful foodie peeps… it has been a while between meals hasn’t it? I find the silly season always takes it out of me somewhat and even though I try to act like some sort of superwoman and do 101 things leading up to the Christmas and the New Year […]

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

October 28, 2012 No Comments

Some weeks back I was over the moon to receive a little parcel in the mail. Thanks to my Sister-in-law Jane one of my recipes was published in a cookbook. It might be something little to some but to me it was great. Not only is seeing something you have written and are passionate about […]

La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

April 15, 2012 No Comments

BUONA PASQUA Happy Easter to all, I do hope you had a special time with your loved ones. For me Easter is a time of traditions, both old and new. It is a time to reflect on all I have been blessed with and to remind myself of my beliefs.. be it my values, religion, […]

Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes

Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes

December 8, 2011 2 Comments

I have said this before many a times, I love chicken. Some of my favourite ways to eat it I have shared with you in previous posts, Roast Chicken and Simple roast chicken pieces with veggies. I have been eating chicken in these ways forever, so when I decide to try something different I always […]

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Squid Risotto

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Squid Risotto

July 18, 2011 No Comments

365 challenge installment number 8 – wow where has the time gone. I remember the first month I participated in the 365 challenge, it was such an exciting little project and I was, and still am, so excited to be a part of it. Perhaps for this very reason I ponder the 8 months of […]

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Macaron with Berries

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Macaron with Berries

May 24, 2011 No Comments

It will not be a surprise to my regular blog readers or macaron lovers why I chose this dish for this month’s 365 challenge. I love Macarons and have been trying to perfect them for quite some time. Actually last year when I chose this recipe I was not even confident I could pull it […]

7-hour leg of lamb

7-hour leg of lamb

April 15, 2011 No Comments

This is the first time I have started writing a post before actually tasting the dish that’s in the oven cooking. Why have I done this? Well because I have 7, yes SEVEN hours to wait for it to cook! I have cooked many roasts in my cooking time, I LOVE roasts and I have […]

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Monkfish with beurre blanc

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Monkfish with beurre blanc

March 29, 2011 No Comments

Over the last 2 weeks I have cooked, baked till I can’t cook and back no more. My daughter, my husband and my mother all have birthdays within days of each other, and I know I am my own worst enemy, insisting on cooking and celebrating all of them equally, making them all special events. […]

Boeuf en croûte – Baked beef fillet with mushroom in pastry crust

Boeuf en croûte – Baked beef fillet with mushroom in pastry crust

March 3, 2011 9 Comments

There is not one day that goes past that I don’t feel guilty that I have not updated you on all the cooking I have been up to. There is usually too much to write about and too little time to do it in. I have a 2 year old and balancing my life, her […]

Sauce au vin rouge – Red wine sauce

Sauce au vin rouge – Red wine sauce

March 3, 2011 1 Comment

This is a great way to use up left over red wine or stock. Is it possible to have left over red wine???? haha Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 4 French shallots, finley chopped 1 onion, finley chopped 1 tsp white and black peppercorns, crushed 1 field mushroom, sliced 2 garlic cloves, finley chopped 500 […]

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Chicken Fajitas

Happy New Year to all my beautiful foodie peeps… it has been a while between meals hasn’t it? I...

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

Some weeks back I was over the moon to receive a little parcel in the mail. Thanks to my...

Basic Chocolate Cake

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Lamb Shank Pumpkin Soup

Given that when I woke up this morning the temperature around Melbourne ranged from .7 and 3 degrees and...

Mixed mushroom and mozzarella pasta

Please forgive me but I am yet again going to bring you a recipe by Jamie Oliver. Yes, it...

Brown sugar sponge cake with caramelised pears

I made this cake (as you do) for my birthday a couple of years ago. WOW how amazing it...

La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

BUONA PASQUA Happy Easter to all, I do hope you had a special time with your loved ones. For...

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

While looking though my blog recently I realised that I have not done a pasta dish in a long...

Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes

I have said this before many a times, I love chicken. Some of my favourite ways to eat it...

Lamb and roasted beetroot spinach salad

Being pregnant always represents a time of food deprivation, food aversions and of course the food cravings. Given that...

My explained absence and cake dedication to my Aunty Tina.

Contained within this post is the recipe for White Chocolate and Raspberry Marquise Cake. Hello blog, how I have...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Squid Risotto

365 challenge installment number 8 – wow where has the time gone. I remember the first month I participated...

Rose vanilla glitter macaron lolipops

If there was a term in the dictionary “macaron obsession” you would find my photo next to it. It...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Macaron with Berries

It will not be a surprise to my regular blog readers or macaron lovers why I chose this dish...

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