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    Layered Potato & Summer Vegetable Casserole

    Do you ever have those moments where you are watching a cooking show and you are struck by a dish you see and immediately have to go and make it? I do, and I had one of those moments when I was watching Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escape episode on Sicily and Puglia. Admittedly the dish that inspire[...]
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    Lemon Spaghetti

    There are times when you are about to make dinner when you open the fridge or pantry and empty shelves stare back at you. What do you make? If you have some pasta on hand, parmesan cheese and lemons dinner is only a few minutes away. Perfect when you have hungry hoards moaning at you that they ar[...]
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    Fig & Goats Cheese Tart

    Part of a New Year's resolution I made was to explore new dishes, ingredients and cooking techniques. I love to learn and there are so many wonderful cuisines and techniques out there that offer new and wonderful new flavours to be explored. Figs and goats cheese are something I don't normally coo[...]
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    Korova Chocolate Cookies

    One of the wonderful cookbooks I received as a gift for Christmas is Dorie Greenspan's Paris Sweets. Prior to blogging, I have to admit, I'd never heard of Dorie. Dorie has been called "a culinary guru" by New York times and is an award winning author who has written 9 cookbooks including Paris Sw[...]
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    Nectarine Tart with Orange Syrup

    Having purchased and received as gifts a tonne of cookbooks over the past year I wanted to ensure I put them to good use. So, this year, I decided to join the 2011 Cookbook Challenge. For those of you not familiar, the Cookbook Challenge is a group of food bloggers who challenge themselves by cook[...]
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    Queensland Floods

    It's hard to believe 75% of Queensland is declared a disaster zone. Streets have turned into rivers. 50 suburbs are expected to be affected by the flooding and tragically, 12 people have lost their lives with that number expected to rise. 1/3 of Ipswich is expected to be submerged. Towoomba was[...]
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