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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 […]

Le Petit Gâteau and head pastry chef Pierrick Boyer

Le Petit Gâteau and head pastry chef Pierrick Boyer

December 13, 2010 4 Comments

I absolutely love this time of year. Well apart from the craziness of it all, I just love the festiveness and naturally the yummy things you can make in the kitchen to celebrate this time. My faithful readers would certainly know I love macarons. Their flavors and colours are endless. Lately I have been trying to think of a […]

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

November 28, 2010 No Comments

~ Melanzane alla parmigiana~ Have you heard of the website called ‘parma.com.au‘. It is a site dedicated to the best chicken parmigianas in Australia, voted by parma loving Aussies. There are people out there, and the ones I know shall remain nameless, that are fanatical about their chicken parmas! They travel high and low in search of the […]

Meli Melo of Vegetables, Herbs and Flowers

Meli Melo of Vegetables, Herbs and Flowers

September 1, 2010 No Comments

To mark spring, I found this recipe that is a beautiful representation of how beautiful spring produce can be. Ingredients… Vegetable: sugar cabbage green mustard baby carrots green beans zucchini Spanish flat beans broccoli swiss chard fennel baby beetroots Herbs and flowers: water cress dill coriander chervil pansy borage flowers cucumber flower camomile nasturtium How to… For […]

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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