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Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

February 27, 2012 4 Comments

While looking though my blog recently I realised that I have not done a pasta dish in a long time and for a blogger who proclaims to be Italian and love Italian cooking, lately I have definately not dedicated much time to those types of dishes even though at home I have been cooking more […]

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: 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. […]

Baked Salmon with Green Beans and Pesto

Baked Salmon with Green Beans and Pesto

September 13, 2010 No Comments

This is another one of my Jamie specials.. God I love that man.. why??? who knows I just love the simplicity of how he prepares food. I don’t believe cooking needs to be complicated and over the top with ingredients for it to taste amazing. I love making salmon in this way, because not only […]

Beer battered Fish and Chips

Beer battered Fish and Chips

July 18, 2010 No Comments

In honour of Master Chef the other night my husband asked me to make fish and chips for dinner. No, it did not take me 40mins like the time limit the contestants had on the show but it was yummy and even though it appears to be a simple dish, in reality I don’t think […]

Cakes Cakes and MORE CAKES

When I first started my blog in 2010 my aim was to document and learn the regional cooking of...

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

Some things just make you bloody happy don’t they? I apologies for using the word bloody but I just...

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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