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CHRISTMAS AND COOKBOOKS, FAMILY AND FOOD! INSPIRATION COMES FROM IT ALL.

Today I am struggling for inspiration.  Not good when you are a person who loves cooking and writing.  But this got me thinking about what gives me inspiration to write and cook especially at this time of year.  Christmas.  Of … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY GINGERBREAD CAKE

Have you noticed lately that Christmas is just around the corner?  And leading up to Christmas we are always looking for something quick and easy to make for our family and friends, something to take when we are visiting or … Continue reading

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Love a steak and love Melbourne then head to Rare Steakhouse and get it your way!

I love travelling and this always means trying new restaurants along the way.  Wow, that’s great for a person like me who loves food as well.  At home we often eat out once a week and love to try all … Continue reading

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PULLED BBQ PORK (USING LEFTOVER PORK ROAST)

Have you ever had leftover meat and didn’t know what to do with it.  You didn’t just want cold meat and salad or a sandwich.  Well give this a try.  You can make leftover meat into another meal or a … Continue reading

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TACOS

Makes approx. 12 Tacos Ingredients: 500 grams best quality beef mince 1 large onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 chilli, chopped 50 grams Taco Seasoning (about 1 ½ packets) ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon ground coriander 1 … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about what inspires us! There are so many things.

I’ve decided to add a new category to my blog called ‘Rants, Raves and Inspirations’.  I constantly see, hear or experience things that either make me want to rant and rave or gives me inspiration to cook, write and share. … Continue reading

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The sweet and salty sensation!

Gee, hasn’t salted caramel taken off!?  Everyone seems to be right into this new sensation and can you blame them?  It really is the best of both worlds.  Sweet gooey caramel, savoury salt breaking through the sweetness.  Who on earth … Continue reading

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Tips on preparing your fresh asparagus.

It’s asparagus season here in Australia and I love asparagus.  Not the mushy tinned stuff from days gone by but fresh, green, earthy asparagus! So here are my tips for preparing your fresh asparagus.  I hope they are of some … Continue reading

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Hey mate, let’s put a few snags on the barbie!

I know that most people think Australian’s speak English and for the most part you would be correct in saying that.  But when you are new to this country, 13 years of age and people are saying things like ‘Ta’, … Continue reading

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MEATBALLS

I would like to share this meatball recipe with you as it is something I remember well from my childhood.  I remember mum making them, the smell of the mixture, the dried herbs giving off a strong herby (don’t think that … Continue reading

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