Category Archives: savoury

{gluten & dairy-free} crunchy battered fish

We’ve had an odd day. We were at the farmers markets by 0830, then off to pick up some groceries I’d ordered online and a box of nappies at Costco. After the shops, we went on to the produce place … Continue reading

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While we were on Norfolk, I took the opportunity to play around with my mother’s Fowlers Vacola preserving kit. It is pretty old school. Got to love that retro orange! My grandmother has a taste for spicy and unusual flavours, … Continue reading

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Thai Barbeque Chicken: freezer style

Evenings can be a bit hectic with two little ones and some nights, by the time we get to dinner time, Alex and I are exhausted. To make things easier, I’m trying to build a broader repertoire of freezer cooking … Continue reading

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Lamb tagine

I can see I’m going to have to become even more organised in order to manage life with two little ones so close in age. Unless we’re going to live in a dump, housework and homemaking are going to have … Continue reading

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Corned beef

One of the distinct annoyances of pregnancy is the complete ban on the consumption of cured meats (in Australia, anyway). Sigh. How I miss ham and salami! If I end up in the post-natal ward after the birth of this … Continue reading

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