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March 2013

beef daube

Beef Daube

Beef Daube is fantastic because you throw everything in the pot, stick the lid on, and leave it in the oven for 3 hours, giving you plenty of time to do other things rather than hang out in the kitchen. There’s nothing like a hearty…

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March 21, 2013
pasta salad

Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is the epitome of summer. Its perfect for those hot summer evenings when the thought of cooking is just too much. Throw a steak on the barbecue and dinner is ready in a flash. Yellow cherry tomatoes look really pretty in the…

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March 18, 2013


You don’t need a recipe for muesli, but you do need to make your own rather than resorting to buying the disgusting packets labeled Muesli on offer in the supermarket. The dusty oats and the occasional piece of almond or sultana is not an…

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March 16, 2013
ANZAC biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are whipped up every April, because it’s not Anzac Day without Anzac biscuits. This version elicits memories of Year 3 cooking classes: a perfect way for 8 year olds to explore cooking in the classroom. The school version of the biscuits worked so…

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March 11, 2013
chilli beef

Chilli Beef

This Chilli Beef recipe is from Joanne Glynn’s book Slow Cooking. She allows for 275g of dried red kidney beans, but that means you have to think about cooking this the day before, not the afternoon you want to eat it, so I opt…

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March 9, 2013