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Pumpkin curry

A friend of ours gave me a beautiful pumpkin a while back. It was beautiful and I was very glad to have it. I cracked it open tonight to make a pumpkin curry that would go well with Rogan Josh. … Continue reading

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Onion pakora

I made a little Indian dinner tonight. I thought it would be fun to make some onion pakora to serve as a starter. They were super duper simple, hugely tasty and perfectly crisp. Makes about 12 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder … Continue reading

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Fennel, orange and quinoa salad

You have to love it when you can use up the odds and ends in your fridge and make something beautiful. This is one of those dishes. I made it for lunch today. I had some cooked quinoa in the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and chickpea curry

I made this curry for a great Indian feast earlier in the week. This rich and creamy curry balanced perfectly with the tangy prawns in tamarind curry. For vegetarians I think a potato curry with tamarind would be in order. … Continue reading

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Mango and avocado salsa

A friend of mine recently bought me a mango. I was chuffed. I think after my last mango cooking spree, she thought of me when she passed the mango sellers between Sydney and Canberra. Once again, with mango gifts, I … Continue reading

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Minted couscous

I came up with this dish as an accompaniment to my Moroccan carrot salad, but it’s great by itself, with a little feta crumbled through it, and/or with some grilled chicken or fish. I think preserved lemons add a whole … Continue reading

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Moroccan carrot salad

I was very excited to see multi coloured carrots at the farmers market on Saturday. Apparently, long ago carrots came in all different colours. Originating in Afghanistan thousands of years ago, carrots probably began as purple or yellow roots. Purple, yellow … Continue reading

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Vegan smoothie

I recently discovered almond milk. I am quite fond of it and have found it to be very well suited to a couple of things; smoothies being one of them. I had intended to put a scoop of yoghurt in … Continue reading

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Lemon, kale and quinoa soup

This soup takes advantage of the first of the young garlic at the market this week. I was sad to miss the last of the Ingelera garlic, but picked up this beautiful young bunch from one of the market gardeners … Continue reading

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Spicy cauliflower soup

With a little cauliflower left in the fridge, I thought it would provide lovely little mellow mouthfuls in a vegetarian get well soup with garlic, ginger and spice. I keep curry leaves in a ziplock bag in the freezer so … Continue reading

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