Crispy Kale Salad with Avocado Dressing

Last weekend, Key and I had a fantastic long weekend, which included going to Biota at Bowral. The 7 course meal at Biota was absolutely fantastic and the wine matching was spot on.  Needless to say though, over the course of the weekend, we ate plen
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Lentil Salad with Roasted Beetroot and Labne

This is my 200th post! 1…2…woop woop <– bonus points if you can tell me the second reason why this link relevant ;) I went back to (temporary) full time work last week. I forgot how exhausting and mind-consuming working is. I cam
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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 use
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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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Simple Vegetable Sides – Roasted Brussels Sprouts Two Ways

When I was in primary school, I had a friend that used to say she was allergic to liquorice. I remember mum suggesting to my naïve self that perhaps she wasn’t allergic, it was just that she really disliked it. But I was adamant. No mum, she sa
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Simple Vegetable Sides – Tomato and Onion Bake

It’s funny how we come across recipes. I have been making this tomato and onion bake for a few years now, it makes a fantastic side for a nice piece of steak but pairs well with almost anything meaty in my opinion. I originally came across this recip
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Simple Vegetable Sides – Red Cabbage with Fennel and Cherries

So…something strange has happened. I’ve mentioned multiple times on here just how much I am addicted to (and love) my morning coffee. But since I had gastro a few weeks ago, I have been right off it and I haven’t been having (or nee
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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 – 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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