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Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Witlof with ham

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Witlof with ham

February 3, 2011 3 Comments

When I was choosing recipes I wanted to cook as part of the Murdoch books 356 challenge I wanted to make sure I included some that contained ingredients I had not used before. Say hello to Mr Witlof. What is a witlof? Here is some Witlof trivia for you but please pay attention a pop quiz […]

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Chicken with Truffles

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Chicken with Truffles

December 18, 2010 2 Comments

O Truffle, Truffle, wherefore art thou Truffle? Deny thy father and refuse thy name Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love And I’ll no longer be the Foodie Goddess. Oh I tried, how I did try to find you truffle. Not only are you illusive and aloof but you are as expensive […]

A day with Donna Hay

A day with Donna Hay

December 17, 2010 9 Comments

This post contains recipes for Donna Hays ‘Pork and Fennel Meatballs’ and ‘Cheat’s Chocolate Fondant’ Well I don’t mean literally… I wish!!!! hehe. A couple of weeks ago I went to see Donna Hay at the book signing for ‘Fast, Fresh, Simple’. One thing is for sure, Donna Hay has a huge following by food […]

365 Challenge with Murdoch Books – Stéphane Reynauds Lamb Knuckles

365 Challenge with Murdoch Books – Stéphane Reynauds Lamb Knuckles

November 22, 2010 5 Comments

I am so excited to announce that I am officially a part of the 365 Challenge along with the team at Murdoch books. What is this challenge and how did it all happen?… well sit back and let me tell you a little story and share with you the first of many amazing recipes by one of my favourite […]

Lamb Souvlaki

Lamb Souvlaki

October 30, 2010 2 Comments

This Lamb Souvlaki recipe was taken from a beautiful Kylie Kwong book called ‘It Tastes Better‘. In it she writes about her search around Australia for the farmers behind the food we eat. Inspired by sustainable living, seasonal and only the freshest of ingredients, she meets with fishermen, meat producers, honey growers, even cacao growers. What would we […]

The Real Food Companion

The Real Food Companion

July 2, 2010 No Comments

I highly recommend ‘The Real Food Companion’ by Matthew Evans. It is such a beautiful and informative book which reminds me how complacent and ignorant we have became about where our food comes from and what that really means for our health and our future. This  books beautifully takes you through how to ethically source, […]

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There is not one day that goes past that I don’t feel guilty that I have not updated you...

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This is a great way to use up left over red wine or stock. Is it possible to have...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Banana split up and down

I have wanted to renovate my kitchen for the longest time, but you know… everything gets priority over the...

AUSTRALIA DAY 2011

This post contains recipes for ‘Lamb skewers with lemon couscous and herbed yoghurt’ and ‘Lamington Ice cream sandwich’ What...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Witlof with ham

When I was choosing recipes I wanted to cook as part of the Murdoch books 356 challenge I wanted to...

Christmas pudding trifle

Sorry for my month absence – Lets just say I was having a little blog holiday! But here I am back...

Victorian Restaurants Unite

The recent devastation in QLD has left communities without schools, businesses, basic necessities, livestock, homes, clothes and VICTORIA help is needed to get them...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Chicken with Truffles

O Truffle, Truffle, wherefore art thou Truffle? Deny thy father and refuse thy name Or if thou wilt not,...

A day with Donna Hay

This post contains recipes for Donna Hays ‘Pork and Fennel Meatballs’ and ‘Cheat’s Chocolate Fondant’ Well I don’t mean...

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