Unusual Suspects: Celery.

For as Long as I can recall has this tall green beauty been overlooked as just a snack for dieting fundies, a flavour packed punch for many a mirepoix or that dreadful ants on a log image that comes to mind. Celery is a vegetable that derives from the Apiaceae family. That being the same […]

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Coconut and Lime Panna Cotta.

This week to compensate for no ‘unusual suspects’ installment, I’ve been fixated with coconut and lime, so very versatile, from sweet to savoury there’s no limit to what you could do with these beautiful tropical ingredients. Even though it’s full on winter, during the day the sun has been making quite an appearance however with […]

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The Ultimate Toasted Sarnie.

This has to be my go to comfort food it’s quick, easy and oozing with melted goodness. I made three different toasted Sandwiches, a Nutella and Caramelized banana, an oozing egg and cheese toastie, and for the ultimate one a Gorgonzola and Caramelized pear with rocket. All of which were on freshly baked Brioche loaf.  […]

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Unusual suspects – The Guava.

Winter is finally upon us, and with that comes the kind of comfort food that requires stretchy clothing to consume copious amounts of the heart warming genre of food. For me, the arrival of seasonal Fruit such as the Guava, signifies the start of winter. Being a single mom of three daughters, my mom never […]

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Prawn toast and Kimchi 

Prawn toast and kimchi  Inspired by a tapas meal I had a while ago at a Japanese inspired restaurant, we had all ordered a variety of different dim sum, some fried and some steamed. There was one stand out fried dim sum, Prawn toast that was insanely good, till this day I remember how beautifully […]

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Unusual Suspects – Fennel. 

  Last week was a week of ‘firsts’. I made my first bit of Pasta from scratch with the new pasta machine, and I cooked up my first batch of Ricotta, something I thought was way too complicated it was actually dead easy and in all honesty much better than the store bought equivalent. Deriving from […]

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