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April 2013

Moroccan style chicken with couscous salad

Moroccan-Style Chicken with Couscous Salad

Moroccan-style chicken with couscous salad is quick, easy and delicious. It’s from a Murdoch Books publication: Commonsense Quick & Easy Meals, which is a book you’d walk straight past if you judged on covers alone. Murdoch are great at coming up with a theme (“speedy everyday…

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April 29, 2013
banana and chocolate cake

Banana and Chocolate Cake

Banana and chocolate cake is something I’ve never warmed to. They evoke memories of urban hippie children’s birthday cakes of the 90s: a little bit organic and a little bit good for you. The name says we can all feel comfortable eating this cake because how…

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April 15, 2013

Fresh Pasta with Tomato Sauce

Our pasta machine was a great purchase. It has sat in the cupboard for years, glanced at on occasion when riffling through to find the right tin or tray, but never discarded. My memories of pasta making are that is was a whole lot…

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April 8, 2013
raspberry coconut loaf

Raspberry and Coconut Loaf

The local coffee roaster makes this wonderful looking raspberry coconut loaf. It looks great but I have never bought it because it sits on the counter in the morning sun – individual slices sealed in little plastic bags. Not so good. However, it did…

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April 6, 2013