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Chicken and ham pie

“Harry listened rather than talked as he helped himself to chicken and ham pie, boiled potatoes, and salad.” – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire This recipe is one of my ‘pages to plate’ projects. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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Turkey tacos with chilli capsicum salsa

It’s Taco Tuesday! Have you been joining in the tradition? I do think it is worth it. This little number makes for a great budget dinner. Turkey wings are delicious, tasty, and perfect for tacos. I slow cooked the wings … Continue reading

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Great Southern Land Fried Chicken

The U.S. Embassy in Canberra threw a hell of a party for the 4th of July this year. They bought an amazing chef to town to cook up a southern feast. Tory McPhail is the Executive Chef at the iconic … Continue reading

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Chocolat inspired dinner party

Have you seen the film Chocolat? One day I really must read the book, by Joanne Harris. But it’s one of my top 25 favourite films of all time. I like all sorts of things about the film, including Johnny … Continue reading

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Quail barbequed with pepperberries

I love cooking quail. People think of it as fancy food, but I happen to think they’re much better cooked and eaten at home so you pick them up with your fingers and not need to worry about the fussiness … Continue reading

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Seriously tasty chicken tacos

This week for Taco Tuesday I pulled some free range chicken thighs and drumsticks out of the freezer and paired them with New Mexico chillis. New Mexico chillis have a fruity, berry flavour. In this weather, they will pair beautifully … Continue reading

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Duck soup with potumpkin (by guest blogger, Sully)

Hi everybody! Special guest blogger Sully here to let you know about wild duck and black bean soup. For this meal you first need to secure a copy of the Marx Brothers movie Duck Soup from your local independent record … Continue reading

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Buckwheat pasta with wild duck, chestnut mushrooms and Meredith Dairy goat cheese

I recently bought a beautiful bag of Bob’s Red Mill wholemeal buckwheat flour. It’s amazing. I made fluffy buckwheat pancakes with it a while back. I wanted to make buckwheat pasta. It was superb, but you can buy the pasta … Continue reading

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Turmeric chicken

I was blessed to be recently given some home grown turmeric. Northern Rivers Dreaming sent it to me in the post. It was a wonderful package to get from the postman. Fresh turmeric looks very similar to ginger, but with … Continue reading

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Wild duck cassoulet

This is the second dish in our ‘wild duck week’. A friend of ours gave us some wild ducks, and we decided to celebrate them with a week of duck. It was his idea to make cassoulet, but what an … Continue reading

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