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April 2017

roasted vegetable and couscous salad

roast vegetable couscous salad

Roast vegetables combined with some kind of grain is an easy way to make a delicious dinner. If you make enough, it works for leftovers the next day, and when you’re rushing off to work or having to pack lunch boxes, that’s a win/win. The thing…

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April 29, 2017
jam drops

jam drop biscuits

Jam drops are the sort of biscuits that are great to make with kids. Nothing like getting them in the kitchen early, making culinary delights for the family to share. These are particularly good because they get to use their hands a lot, which…

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April 26, 2017
roast vegetable pasta

roast vegetable pasta with feta

When I can’t be bothered cooking, I always suggest we have tomato pasta. More often than not everyone will say OK, but on the occasion when the response is: do we have to?, my next suggestion is usually roast vegetable pasta. And no one ever says…

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April 15, 2017
hot cross buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are an Easter tradition that supermarkets try and convince us starts the second week of January. But don’t be fooled. Admittedly they make an easy lunch box filler from February onward, but come April the chances are you’ll be well over…

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April 12, 2017


Hamburgers come in many sizes and flavours. Recently I’ve been experimenting with chickpeas, which was hugely successful. Chickpea burgers taste incredibly wholesome. They also make you feel good, not because you’re suddenly energised but because you know that what you are eating is good for…

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April 8, 2017
reading recommendations

Reading…March 2017

March reading started well. I was more than happy with my first book choice. But the more I read, the more I began to question books two and three. The problem I have with reading is that once I start a book, I find it…

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April 5, 2017
Italian meatballs with pasta

Italian meatballs with pasta

Italian meatballs with pasta is pure comfort food. We love it. In terms of food that instantly makes you feel better when you’re under the weather, they are right up there next to chicken noodle soup and chicken laksa. Full of flavour and cooked…

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April 1, 2017