Recipes

Lighter Pad Thai with Konjac Noodles – My Kitchen Collections

It’s Kitchen Collections time! You can see the other posts in this series here. My most extensive kitchen collection is my collection of what I refer to as my ‘little bowls’. This is probably the kitchen collection that I have been treasuring for the longest amount o
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Cherry Tomato Salad with Bocconcini and Basil

This cherry tomato salad is so basic, that it feels a bit dumb to give you a recipe for it. However, it is so simple and so damn tasty, that I couldn’t resist telling you about it. I ended up only using half of this amount for the recipe as in, I used 2 punnets of tomatoes and 1 tub o
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Yuzu Cocktail with Vodka and Mint – My Kitchen Collections

Welcome to instalment number two of ‘does Taryn really need to collect all of this stuff’ also known as my new series – My Kitchen Collections. You can see my mortar and pestle collection here. This week I’m showing you my collection of ‘limited’ or
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Vietnamese Pork Rolls with Pickle and Aioli – aka Banh Mi

This is not a new recipe. It is in fact, the exact same recipe that I have posted on here before. These Vietnamese Pork Rolls, or banh mi, are so damn good. I would title this post ‘crack sandwiches,’ but I don’t want to give anyone the wrong idea haha. I make these Pork Rolls every f
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Spiced Apple Bundt Cake with Crème Fraiche Icing

This week worked out to be Key’s family’s week on the blog, as both the Beef Rendang from yesterday and this Spiced Apple Bundt Cake, were part of the meal that we made for them when they came over for dinner a few weeks back. I based this cake on Cozy Apron’s Apple
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Beef Rendang – My Kitchen Collections

I have a problem. I like to collect things, things that I don’t really need, or, items that I don’t need vast quantities of. I may have gotten part of it from my mum. After all, this very blog is named after her wooden spoon collection. Today, I’m starting a new seri
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Pumpkin Soup with Caramelised Onions

This time of year in Canberra is perfect pumpkin soup weather. Autumn is my favourite season and Canberra really knows how to showcase it. The leaves are all golden and crunchy underfoot and the mornings are foggy and crisp while the days are cooler, but still warming if you can find
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Frangipane Tart with Pedro Ximénez Dates

One of the things that I missed the most about living away from home, was being able to see our parents regularly. In the last few weeks as we’ve been settling into our our new home, we have been lucky enough to have had both my parents and then Key’s family over for dinne
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Chocolate and Orange Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter everyone! Did you know that it is entirely acceptable to eat hot cross buns for breakfast, afternoon tea and dessert during the week of Easter? Jokes aside, I am not a religious person at all, but I do enjoy Easter for many reasons such as the cool crisp mornings, easter
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