Monthly Archives: January 2011

Weekend Poached Eggs

Craig had always assumed poaching eggs was difficult, however since first attempting them last year, he discovered how simple and delicious they are and he has been making them for himself most weekends ever since. He like to try different things to … Continue reading

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Home made bread

Finally, Craig had a go at baking bread. For the last 12 months he has wanted to bake his own bread, 6 months ago he finally bought some yeast, and this week he finally bought some baker’s flour and baked a loaf of simple … Continue reading

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Broos-ketta

Tonight we felt like something light and after perusing most of our cook books we decided to make some bruschetta (pronounced broos-ketta apparently) to go with a coriander salad from George Calombaris’ Greek Cookery from the Hellenic Heart. For our bruschetta … Continue reading

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Weeknight spag bog

Last week we cooked some good old comfort food – spag bog. Quick, easy, tasty. Enough said. Recipe adapted from Fast Food Serves 3-4 1T olive oil 1 large onion diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 600g beef mince 3/4 cup red … Continue reading

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Spicy pasta!

This was our first attempt at a recipe from our new Italian cooking book Stir by Barbara Lynch. It’s a simple recipe, with a deep red sauce. The spicy sausage (in our case pepperoni) separates this dish from your standard pasta. … Continue reading

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Aromatic Vegetable Curry

Tonight we cooked a delicious vegetable curry with saffron rice from Spice It by Murdoch Books. It is a simple vegetarian dish with 6 different spices (chilli flakes, cumin, turmeric, coriander, saffron threads, cardamom pods) giving it loads of flavour. Recipe, adapted from … Continue reading

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This is Olive Juice

Welcome to Olive Juice, where we share some of our adventures in food, travel and photography. Craig and Jess

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