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Mushroom Ricotta Galette

Mushroom Ricotta Galette

August 30, 2010 No Comments

What is a galette I hear you ask… well a Galette is generally used to describe various types of flat, round or free form crusty cakes in french cooking… these can be either sweet or in this case savory. In this particular recipe which I picked up from the Aug issue of the Australian Gourmet Traveller, I […]

Easy Puff Pastry

Easy Puff Pastry

August 30, 2010 1 Comment

~ Pic: Frozen Puff ~ We are all time poor, I get that trust me, but I refuse to believe that because of this fact we need to lose all those wonderful skills our mothers and grandmothers would perform as a part of their every day life. I can assure you that my grandmother did not […]

My birthday 2010 and that cake

My birthday 2010 and that cake

August 15, 2010 No Comments

It was my birthday today (HIP HIP to ME) and as promised here is a sneak peek at ‘that’ cake that I said I would cook IF i got that gorgeous KitchenAid! Blog entry coming soon! Thanks for your birthday wishes. ox

Banana and Walnut cake

Banana and Walnut cake

August 13, 2010 No Comments

Isn’t banana and walnut cake the yummiest thing to have with a beautiful cafe late when you get a moment of down time. Ahh downtime… something I crave so much but let me tell you when those moments present themselves, even with such brevity I always take the opportunity to enjoy them with my favorite […]

Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken

August 13, 2010 1 Comment

I can’t tell you how much I enjoy roast chicken… I generally love most roasts but roast chicken has to be close to my favorite.This version is the way my mum makes it all the time and naturally now I make it in the same way. Reminds me of my time at home. Here is […]

My new baby

My new baby

August 10, 2010 No Comments

My new baby! Isn’t she beautiful!!!!

Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Flash Mob

Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Flash Mob

August 6, 2010 No Comments

Why do I love Jamie Oliver? Oh where do I begin!!! Well it’s not just because he’s a great cook and not just because he is cute and lovable… and not just because he is trying to change the worlds health through his cooking BUT because he makes cooking a stir-fry look HOT! Haha – […]

Meat and two veg!

Meat and two veg!

August 6, 2010 No Comments

Last night I was feeling like I really needed a steak and some veggies… but you know the traditional meat and 2 veg does not really appeal to me and quite frankly I couldn’t think of anything more boring! Eating to me needs to be interesting. I can’t stand putting food on a plate just […]

My unrequited love – Kitchen Aid.

My unrequited love – Kitchen Aid.

August 5, 2010 1 Comment

“Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves” – Blaise Pascal If I could write a letter to an unrequited love it would have to be to Kitchen Aid. Yes its not a person but a kitchen appliance. Do […]

Asparagus Frittata

Asparagus Frittata

August 3, 2010 No Comments

This one is for those nights when you just can’t face being in the kitchen longer than you have to. Hard to believe but even I have those days! This is a supper easy and a yummy quick meal you can serve with some salad and bread. Serves 2 3 bunches of asparagus (approx 325g) […]

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Cakes Cakes and MORE CAKES

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Chicken Fajitas

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Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

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Basic Chocolate Cake

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Lamb Shank Pumpkin Soup

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Mixed mushroom and mozzarella pasta

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Brown sugar sponge cake with caramelised pears

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La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

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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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