Spiced Apple Sauce in the Slow Cooker – Foodie Secret Santa

After participating in The Sweet Swap a few months back, I was super excited to learn that Claire from Claire K Creations was coordinating a Foodie Secret Santa. I was very pleased to be sending out my foodie gift to Jennifer from 84thand3rd, Roxanne
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In My Kitchen – September

Where did last month go? It felt to me like it just flew by and it’s already time for a new In My Kitchen post. If you would like to join in the monthly tour of ‘In My Kitchen’ and to see what others have in their kitchens, pop over
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Coconut Prawns with Kaffir Lime Mayonnaise

The first time I had coconut prawns was at one of those premium cinema sessions. You know, the ones where you pay a surcharge to eat your food in the dark, while trying to watch a movie? Ok, so they aren’t that bad, but I do have trouble seeing
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Umami Eggplant with Black Sesame Rice Crackers

I really like the restaurant Soju Girl in Canberra. I go on about this a lot, so this is not new information to long time readers. We celebrated my sister’s birthday there in June and we had an amazing sweet and sour, umami eggplant dish that w
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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. T
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Simple Vegetable Sides – Roast Pumpkin with Chilli, Feta and Mint

I’d say that so far in my simple vegetable side series, this is one of the simplest recipes but also my favourite. Roast pumpkin with chilli, feta and mint just works so well. The chilli adds a little warmth to the sweet pumpkin, the feta is a
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Easy Chicken Rice at Home

This time, exactly one year ago, Key and I arrived wide-eyed and pretty nervously at Changi Airport. We have lived in Singapore for one year today! I’m calling it our Singaversary :) What better way to celebrate, than to share with you, my chea
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Cooking From My Cook Books – Annabel Langbein’s Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach and Haloumi

This week I am cooking a spiced chickpea dish from Annabel Langbein’s book, Free Range in the City. I have a lot of pages marked with sticky tabs in this book and it’s packed full of healthy, uncomplicated but delicious recipes. Some of my favo
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Beverage Series – Tom Yum Vodka Shots

I’m not a big cocktail drinker, but if I do have one, I definitely like the more fruity or zesty cocktails as opposed to the creamy ones. Despite my intense chocolate love, I’d have a caprioska over a mudslide any day. In the supermarkets here you ca
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