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Archive for September, 2010

Scallop, Prawn and Pancetta Spaghetti

Scallop, Prawn and Pancetta Spaghetti

September 19, 2010 1 Comment

As you, know I love to cook but to learn to be a good cook you need to experiment and have a few failures in the process. Last night was one of those times. I cooked what I thought was going to be the yummiest roast chicken. It had a strange yet intriguing combination of […]

The dirty dozen cheat sheet

The dirty dozen cheat sheet

September 18, 2010 No Comments

Do you know what is a must when shopping for organic produce. Here is a good quick guide.

Orecchiette con broccoli

Orecchiette con broccoli

September 17, 2010 2 Comments

I love learing about the cooking specialities in the different regions in Italy. Today I am going to bring you a well known dish that is made in Southern Italy. Given that I am not from the South I don’t profess to be an expert on the matter but I will share with you my […]

Taste of Melbourne 2010

Taste of Melbourne 2010

September 16, 2010 No Comments

I am running so late with blog posts at the moment, I have a crazy backlog, but I am really hoping to catch up very soon. In this post I wanted to show you around the 2010 Taste of Melbourne. Mr Foodie Goddess and I had a lovely time enjoying all the amazing food on […]

Koko Black

Koko Black

September 13, 2010 1 Comment

Don’t you just love Koko Black? If you have never been there do yourself a favour and go. If you like beautiful chocolate you’ll want to try this unique chocolate experience. As I do most weeks, I head to Koko black to have a lovely coffee with my mum and daughter (although she is too young […]

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 […]

Chocolate Tiramisu Tort

Chocolate Tiramisu Tort

September 9, 2010 2 Comments

Happy belated fathers day to all the daddies out there. We had a lovely day celebrating Mr Foodie Goddess’ second fathers day. My in-laws where also in town so we had an added celebration. So I thought that along with a yummy dinner we could celebrate with a LOVELY cake. I was going to make […]

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 […]



September 1, 2010 No Comments

September for me brings with it the anticipation of beautiful spring weather.. although the weather today does not fill me with hope, like any good things patients and hope is what is needed. So here I wait for the sun, the flowers, the smells and the wonderful produce that this season will bring. I am […]


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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