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There’s safety in a bowl of spaghetti

How nostalgic foods are soothing Melbourne’s pandemic pain As Melbourne’s second lockdown kicked in, I found myself standing at my kitchen bench, considering the newly imposed curfew, battling competing waves of sadness and numbness. There was only one sensible…

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On My Kitchen Table

Mostly I have been spending time sitting at the kitchen table these days. It’s bright and I love working and making stuff in the heart of the house. I have an Echo Show that I boss about demanding to…

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Thanks for the cosy memories, Two-Can Soup

When I was a kid one of the most comforting things we’d have for a rainy day lunch or after school snack was soup. By soup, I mean canned soup. We’d cleverly combine a tin of tomato soup with…

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How to make chewy and delicious bread. In a pot.

There are lots of bread-in-a-pot recipes floating around the internet, the best of which is The New York Times No-Knead Bread. This recipe, however, is also good. It doesn’t take quite so long to make, and the spelt flour…

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Good Things We’ve Been Eating

Content note: This post discusses depression and anxiety (as well as food!) I have been cooking a lot of things and resting a lot of late. Doesn’t that sound sloth-ish? It’s not really though because years of tough times, anxiety…

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Aubergine Saturday and Samosa Sunday

You may or may not know that in the wake of the horrendous Grenfell Tower fire, a community kitchen – called Hubb Community Kitchen – played an important role in supporting those who’d been caught up in the should-never-have-happened horrific…

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Some Things We/I Have Been Eating

Cooking for yourself and your favourite people (and gosh, even for your non-favourite people because why not make things better?!) is one of life’s great joys.…

The OTHER Potato Curry
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How I Make The OTHER Potato Curry

Okay. I have TWO quite similar potato curries that I make. One is in my book – Craft For The Soul – and it’s the OG Potato Curry I am family-famous for.…