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2 minute Salad Dressing – try it!

Yes, this post is dedicated to nothing more than a salad dressing. There is no recipe adaption here, this is Jamie Oliver’s dressing from his 30 Minute Meals. Having said that, since making it a few times, we don’t worry … Continue reading

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What we cooked – some 2011 favourites

It has been almost a year since our last post as we have been busy working, traveling, and getting engaged. However, we have been enjoying cooking a range of different recipes. Here are a few of our favourites from 2011. … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue

While enjoying her holidays Jess decided, out of the blue, to do some impromptu baking. This recipe adapted from Bill’s Basics was simple to follow without too many ingredients, all of which were already had in stock. The prep took less … Continue reading

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Winter Warmer

The last couple of cold weekends we have been cooking large batches of soup. The week before we attempted a MasterChef minestrone soup; it was good, but nothing special. This weekend, we had a lot of the root veggies left over so … Continue reading

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South African Rusks a Must

Last year Craig traveled to South Africa for the World Cup and discovered rusks! They are a hard dry biscuit that you have with your tea or coffee. They are not very exciting on their own, but are great when … Continue reading

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(Another) Spanish Feast

A friend of ours hosted a Spanish themed night where we all brought a Spanish dish to share. It was awesome! There were Spanish tapas of course, a chorizo and tomato salad, raisin stuffed pork, sangria and due to a … Continue reading

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Winter Salad

We made this winter salad from Jamie At Home for both of our mums for Mother’s Day this year. Went well with our roast lamb and is a nice change from your standard roast veggies. Although it doesn’t look that … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken with Lime and Black Beans

This is a recipe from another new cookbook (Yes, Craig has bought another cookbook!) Essentially Thai featuring recipes from the chefs of the Spirit House restaurant in the Noosa hinterland, Queensland.Despite the long list of ingredients there is nothing difficult about creating … Continue reading

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Chickpea salad

Jess spotted Tessa Kiros’ beautiful colelction of family recipes, Falling Cloudberries, earlier this year in a small but well stocked bookstore in Port Fairy. Craig ordered it online and we were looking forward to its delivery – unfortunately our new puppy Beth found it … Continue reading

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Swedish meatballs (not from Ikea!)

Yes, these meatballs taste just as good as they look (and even better than the Ikea ones)! Some days you just crave certain foods and we had been wanting to try some meatballs for awhile and came across this simple … Continue reading

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