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What We Ate (And Drank) On Christmas Day…

December 29, 2015
feature margs

  Christmas Day food is my favourite, but I really like eating it on Boxing Day, rather than Christmas Day, if that makes sense. While I like the pomp and ceremony of the 25th, I love the 26th. It is my favourite festive day. I love the feeling that the pressure is off, that you can just slug about, that you don’t have to do anything for anyone. Perhaps you do too? This year Boxing Day brought the rain, so we…

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The Other Elvis Sandwich (With Secret Sauce)

December 6, 2015
other elvis sandwich

Elvis was renowned for his fried peanut butter sandwiches.  That, most of us know. But in The Life And Cuisine Of Elvis Presley, there is another sandwich that EP favoured and there is not a peanut in sight. This Presley fave is kind of the opposite of peanut butter. It features potatoes, onions and bacon, slowly fried in butter until golden and delicious. THEN, you pile that caramelised bounty in between two slices of bread. Add lots of salt and pepper.…

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Pretty Free-style Tomato Sambal

November 29, 2015
sambal pip

One of the things I love about Bali is the FOOD! So many delicious flavours and colours. Simple ingredients treated carefully with moreish results.  Every time I’ve been to Bali I have overdosed on homemade tomato sambal. I love chilli at the best of times, but this sweet, spicy tomato sauce makes everything taste super amazing. A little teaspoon full on the side of my plate to swipe my veggies or satay through, and I’m happy. Okay. Maybe a bit…

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A Delicious Raspberry + Ricotta Cake

November 18, 2015
raspberry and ricotta cake one

  One of the first things I wanted to do when I got home from our holiday/horrorday was to make a cake. There is something comforting about baking, isn’t there? The (probable) reliability of creaming things together and whisking them and folding stuff is calming and sure and heralds delicious tastes and smells. I was reading Orangette on Monday morning and someone mentioned this recipe. I looked it up and it seemed like just the sort of cake I would like.…

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