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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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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Carrot and Rosewater Salad with Pomegranate

I told my best friend about this salad the other day and she suggested that I am an armchair food tourist. She’s very right. The first time I ever left Australia was actually the day we moved to Singapore and while I have travelled around a lot of Au
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Pea and Feta Fritters with Dill Cream

Key and I both love peas. Not long after Key and I started going out, I had made Key dinner and we were sitting on my couch eating it when my knife slipped and I somehow managed to push a whole bunch of peas off my plate and sliding across the tiled
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One Pan Pasta for One

In Singapore, a lot of local restaurants and bars advertise ‘1 for 1 drinks’ during happy hour. One for one drinks is the local (slightly lost-in-translation) version of what Aussies would call 2 for 1 drinks. In Singapore, ‘1 for 1 drinks’ doesn’t m
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