My Favourite Dried Herbs and Spices

I actually started to write this post on my favourite dried herbs and spices as part of my spice rub post on Monday. As you can see, it has turned into a bit of a monster though, so I thought I’d post this today as a Wednesday bonus. As we are moving
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DFM’s Spice Rub for Ribs, Meat and Salmon

I’ve mentioned DFM before. He is our Canberran friend that cooks a mean spit roast. His latest accomplishment is cooking his first suckling pig, which unfortunately we missed out on. Never fear, we shall cajole him to cook another one once we are set
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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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Christmas Truffles (Part 2)

I’ve already shared with you some of the Christmas truffles that I’ve made previous years, but I also wanted to show you some of the new truffles that I made this year.    Speculoos Truffles Speculoos spread, Biscoff, cookie butter or wha
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Roast Pumpkin Salad with Feta and Spinach

I am the eldest of three kids and my brother and sister and I are all quite close in age. We aren’t exactly children anymore (ummm, I’m turning 29 in a little over a month) but even in our twenties, there are still some Christmas family traditi
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Cooking With My Cook Books – Darren Robertson’s Cheat’s Smoked Chicken with Cumin and Coffee

This will be my last recipe in the Cooking With My Cook Book series. You can click here to see all of the recipes in this series. It’s my last recipe for the series, so I’m changing it up a little and I’m actually cooking a recipe of Darren Robertson
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Pumpkin Spiced Syrup

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA today. Thanksgiving is a holiday that I think I could get into. Eating, spending time with and giving thanks to loved ones and pumpkin pie. Yes, that is definitely something I could get into. I have tried the pum
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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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Slow Cooked Lamb and Fig Casserole with a Sumac Salad

A few weeks back, I told you about some of the things that I’m still not used to about Singapore. I can be a bit of a glass half empty kind of person, but don’t worry, today I have a whole bunch of things to tell you about Singapore that I love! Fair
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