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Pork and fennel sausage rolls

It’s nearly Christmas and so of course I’m sitting here gobbling macadamia shortbreads. I say of course, as I try and limit my shortbread baking to Christmas as I can eat a whole tray in a day. I love the stuff! And I’m currently comfort eating it as I just tried to add a few more Christmas carols to my iPod and it wiped itself. HOW DOES THAT EVEN HAPPEN? [click to continue…]

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Salmon terrine

Salmon terrine

Every few months a group of fellow food obsessive friends and I get together to share a meal, some wine and a lot of laughs. Each meal has a theme. The first was ice-cream, the second was curry and the latest was terrine. Everyone has bring a dish according to the theme. Amazingly, despite not really planning it out, no one has ever brought the same!  [click to continue…]

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In my kitchen

Um, how did it become NOVEMBER???? I’m sure it was August only last week.

And more to the point, why is summer here ALREADY? I’m completely sweltering in my office today, despite every door and window being open and the fan doing it’s lazy twirly thing. Any faster and the 27 piles of paper on my desk and on the floor with become 2,039 piles. Not a good look. I’m just NOT READY SUMMER. Either emotionally or physically. Sigh. [click to continue…]

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Simon Bryant

Some of you know about my total addiction to cookbooks, so when Bookworld approached me to review a couple of their cookbooks and do a cookbook giveaway for them, I was not about to say no! More about the giveaway at the end of the post… [click to continue…]

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beef cheeks

I can’t believe I’m going to confess this, but until earlier this year I had never cooked beef cheeks. And I have no idea why not, as they are so incredibly simple to make, and ALWAYS a crowd pleaser. And by crowd pleaser, I mean with the meatavorous men who reside in this house. [click to continue…]

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What's in season - asparagus

I gave the HUGEST squeal of excitement when I realised the bag the courier was holding this afternoon contained three bunches of Australian asparagus (sorry buddy! I’m sure you’re hearing will be fine by tomorrow…).

Seriously. Best. Gift. Ever.

Especially as I try to only eat Australian grown veggies when they are in season. [click to continue…]

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In my kitchen

So much for saying my blogging mojo was returning! Even after a weekend at ProBlogger Event last week! Thank goodness for Celia’s In my kitchen monthly roundup – a post I love to write.

In my September kitchen… [click to continue…]

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