iHerb Haul and a Discount Code

iHerb is an American based company that sells nutritional supplements, organic and natural food items, other healthy products and a large range of ethical / organic beauty products. I’ve done a bit of iHerb shopping over the past few months and
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In My Kitchen – May

Welcome to my first In The Kitchen post! Every month I read Celia from Fig Jam and Lime Cordial’s IMK post and I tell myself that I should join in. Well no more procrastination and shyness…I now plan to join in and contribute my own In My
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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 the
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Simple Vegetable Sides – Steamed Broccolini with Almonds

This week I am starting a new series on simple vegetable sides. In this series I’ve got some simple vegetable based side dishes, which are easy to put together and can be served alongside some meat and carby components (if you wish) to make a delicio
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Jamie Oliver’s Mandarin and Orange Fruit Salad with Vanilla Syrup

I have a lot of Jamie Oliver cook books and they are all with me in Singapore. I knew that I wanted to cook one of Jamie’s recipes for my cooking with my cook book series, but couldn’t decide what to make. I was looking for something light, that wasn
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Almond Pesto Pasta

Today is Remembrance Day (aka Armistice Day) and the 95th anniversary of the armistice, which ended World War One. It’s easy to get caught up in life, so for me, today is an important reminder to acknowledge and to remember not only the fallen, but t
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Cooking From My Cook Books – George Calombaris’ Middle Eastern Rice with Nuts

This week in my cooking from my cook books series, I will be making Middle Eastern rice from George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan’s cook book called Your Place or Mine? I’m pretty sure this cook book came out just after the initial success of the first
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Karen Martini’s Roast Chicken with Green Olives, Almonds and Oregano

Today I’m starting a new Wednesday series. Click on the yellow text for links to my past two series which were conserves and pickles and lots of recipes for different beverages. I’ve also changed the menu up above so that if you hover over R
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Tropical Granola

I know, I know…I already have a granola recipe on here, but that was back when I was still using camera phone photos. I made another batch for when mum and dad visited recently. I couldn’t help it, it’s so good, so I had to share this tropical granol
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