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Mexican Wedding Cakes

The reason I haven’t been writing very much is that I’m home in Vancouver and the main purpose of my visit was to be a part of one of my oldest and dearest friend’s wedding. The wedding was this weekend … Continue reading

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Lamb Popsicles in Fenugreek Cream Curry

On Wednesday night I went to Vij’s with my friend Dan. For those of you not from Vancouver, Vij’s is a bit of an institution. Fine-dining Indian food. It was, as always, delicious and wine-soaked. I am starting to think … Continue reading

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Chilled Cucumber Buttermilk Soup

I’m not dead. Just jet-lagged. The poor blog has taken a hit the last week or so, but I’m back on it. I’ve arrived in Vancouver and so has the sun. Today I was actually feeling hot, something that hasn’t … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Salsa

Ah, summer, I can almost taste it. It’s still the dead of winter here, but I’ll be back to Vancouver summer tomorrow. Which is the reason the blog has been so neglected the last couple of days. My dear husband … Continue reading

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Nigel Slater’s Hot Cheese Muffins

I’m gearing up to go on holiday, so all of my willpower and resolve has flown out the window. Tonight I was going to go to the gym, but ended up wandering around the mall looking for an anniversary present … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato and Fennel Soup

Brrr… this Sydney winter feels like it’s never going to end. At least the torrential rain has finally ceased, which means it has finally stopped raining in our kitchen. Given the rust-coloured liquid leaking over our stove, last week was … Continue reading

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Coconut Pancakes

I really do love Saturdays. Sleeping in and sipping coffee and watching bad reality television on On Demand. Today I watched Pregnant in Heels for the first time. It terrifies and disgusts me on almost every level, which means I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I’m a bit obsessed with finding the perfect oatmeal cookie. I just think that cookies are better with oatmeal. And chocolate. And if possible, pecans. These cookies are pretty awesome. I’m not sure that I’ve found the perfect recipe yet … Continue reading

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Recipe Roundup

Another two weeks has come and gone and here are the recipes to prove it! While I’m always full of ideas, I’m also always looking for inspiration. If you have any recipes or animals you’d like to see here, please … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie

My mother used to make chicken a la king for us with the leftovers from a roast and it was my all-time favourite dish as a child. When I was really young, she’d always serve it on top of toasted … Continue reading

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