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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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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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Bill’s Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

After making Stolen Lamb last weekend we had a surplus of sourdough bread and decided to make one of Bill Granger’s winter soups. Although it took a couple of hours to get on the table, due to all of the roast veggies … Continue reading

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Stolen Lamb

Arni Kleftiko, or Stolen Lamb, from George Calombaris’ Greek Cookery from the Hellenic Heart. is the perfect recipe for a hearty winter’s meal. Although it is reasonably simple to prepare, this dish takes time – allow at least 3 hours cooking … Continue reading

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Midweek Pork and Bok Choy

Pork and bok choy were both on special this week, so we bought them not knowing what we would cook. A quick search on Jamie Oliver’s site found a simple recipe for each – dinner was on the table in … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Puttanesca (aka Whore’s Spaghetti)

This is one of our favourite dishes from our most used cook book – 5 of the Best, by Valli Little. We both love our pasta and have it at least once a week, and this dish is made up … Continue reading

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The Bottomless Salad

This amazing salad recipe was passed on by a work colleague late last year and we have made it at least half a dozen times since. It is a great option if you are entertaining mid-week as you can prepare … Continue reading

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