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April 1st, 2011

Sauteed garlic and shallots, charcuterie, fromage

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You wouldn’t think that while traveling through Provence (of all places) you would think “you know we need? More garlic!” But that’s what K requested, and her wish is my command. So, to have on bread, with other tasty things from the market: garlic and shallots, cooked slowly in olive oil, butter, salt, pepper. And […]

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February 14th, 2011

Buttermilk pancakes

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These tasted very much like pancakes that I had while travelling in Canada a few years ago. Complete with post-breakfast sugar rush from the maple syrup. I don’t know how the Canadians do it…

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February 9th, 2011

Baba ghanoush, grilled capsicum

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Hooray for BBQ cooking! So much easier than trying to do this in our apartment kitchen.

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February 2nd, 2011

Cornmeal, parmesan and poppyseed crackers

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I made these with K. Really easy and tasty. Recipe here.

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December 5th, 2010

Quiche with filo pastry

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The other night, Kate made a delicious and simple dessert – cases of layered filo pastry, butter, sugar and almond meal, which she baked and then filled with yoghurt, honey and berries. They were delicious and had a kind of middle-eastern baclava quality to them. There was a lot of filo left, and inspired by […]

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November 21st, 2010

Beetroot leaf chips

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A quick and tasty way to use up left over leaves. Recipe here.

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November 2nd, 2010

Crepes with caramelised banana

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Public holiday today…

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October 3rd, 2010

Vanilla Slice

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Puff pastry, vanilla bean custard. What can I say? Yum!

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August 28th, 2010

Tzatziki

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Based on George’s recipe from MasterChef. Hanging the yoghurt first makes a huge difference. I use more dill and garlic than George, and leave out the honey and shallot.

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