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EGGPLANT ROLL UPS WITH MINTY FETA FILLING

These little eggplant rolls are stuffed with smashed feta. The addition of lemon juice, fresh mint and chilli give a tangy bust of flavour to the filling. I’ve made these roll ups twice over the …

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Cambodian Amok Chicken curry

My family recently spent a few days in Siem Reap,  visiting the awesome 1000 year old temples at Ankor and eating our way through some delicious Cambodian cuisine.  The flavours of Cambodian food seems to …

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fried fishcakes

Twice a year, for as long as I can remember, on the eve of Jewish high holidays, my mother and her sister have come together to fry traditional fishcakes.  Small round amounts of minced fish, …

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Twin club chicken

When my twins were very little, and I was just starting out on the journey of motherhood I joined the Multiple Birth Association to meet up with some other mothers of twins.  And this led …

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seafood samba

I follow lots of  mummy food blogs because I find home cooks have the best recipe collections…….. family friendly and not too difficult to produce.  One such blog is Magdalena’s home cooking site. http://www.cabinetofcookery.com.au.  This blog …

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seared scallops on tomato and olive salsa

So the boys are away for the night and its just me and the hubby and I want to cook something elegant and romantic…..And because of time constraints, it needs to be something I can …

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oven roasted tangy mustard chicken breast

Boneless chicken breast…..its tasty, lean and protein packed….a great choice of meat.  I have baked chicken breast in the oven many times before, and even with very careful timing, the meat can turn out a …

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pastitsio

This is my version of Pastitsio, its like a Greek lasagna…….. layers of cheesy pasta with rich and spicy minced beef topped with a bechamel sauce.  I don’t really make this very often, as it …

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Peruvian style roasted chicken with lentil rice

Peruvian food is a wonderful example of fusion cuisine, with influences from the Inca and other cuisines brought to Peru from Europe, West Africa and Asia.  Although I have never been to Peru, I am …

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Effie’s moussaka

Ive been reading a novel by Spiri Tsintziras called “Afternoons in ITHAKA”. The pages are filled with stories of culinary and creative journeys.  Journeys that explore family, food and memories, and how these make us …

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One pot chicken and Israeli couscous

Ive been making this dish for so many years, that try as I might,  I really cannot remember where the recipe comes from.  The only thing I am certain of is that it is alway …

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Pavaroti meatballs

The boys are nearing the end of their mid year exams.   They have been studying so hard and doing their very best to minimise time  spent in the digital world of computer games.  I …

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fish tagine with tomato and potatoes

Last night I made an amazing dish from my “Little taste of Morocco” cookbook.  Its a really tiny cookbook, only 15cm wide, but it is bursting with seductive photographs,  and exotic dishes that seem to …

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baked chicken schnitzel

My boys just love a juicy, crumbed chicken schnitzel.  It doesn’t seem to matter how many breasts I crumb, they all get eaten, usually in one sitting.  Now the issue I have with making schnitzel …

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Moroccan Chicken

Lately I have been cooking more and more dishes inspired by the flavours of North African food.   The tastes seem to be so delicate, but at the same time, the meals are an absolute …

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