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Roasted cauliflower, hazelnut & pomegranate salad

Roasted cauliflower, hazelnut & pomegranate salad

Do your tastebuds a favour and make this delicious and healthy salad soon.  It’s a fabulous recipe by the gorgeous chef Yotam Ottolenghi and I was introduced to it recently by a friend who made it while I was in Melbourne. The original is to be found in Ottolenghi’s book Jerusalem, however versions can be found […]

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The Tortellini Meanie

The Tortellini Meanie

Imported from The Infatuated Foodie blog #1 Anyone old enough to remember the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy’s Brunswick Street in the ’80s and ’90s will possibly remember Bakers Cafe. And anyone who went to Bakers, may well have ordered this dish’s namesake:  the Tortellini Meanie.  It’s my version of this iconic (for some) dish and the name […]

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Chocolate fondant puddings

Chocolate fondant puddings

Gooey centred chocolate puddings are the perfect finish to a wonderful meal and this recipe does not disappoint. It’s relatively simple to make, can be prepared well in advance of cooking and with the help of some cream, ice-cream and tart fruit, such as raspberries, is absolutely dreamboat gorgeous. I have been itching to make […]

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Two reviews:  Sir Charles, Fitzroy

Two reviews: Sir Charles, Fitzroy

I’m not sure why, but posts in pages don’t seem to show up on the main page.  I’m a blog writer, not a tech-head, so this is the best I can do to point you in the right direction for my latest review:  Sir Charles, Fitzroy. Click here to read my review: Sir Charles #1: […]

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Friday night pizza - part 3

Friday night pizza – part 3

It had to happen. A pizza party for one. Me, that is. With my husband away last Friday night I decided a quick and easy veggie meal was in order.  Ditching a healthy omelette and salad option, I honed in on my home-made pizza bases in the freezer and found this a perfect excuse in itself for a quick, […]

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Perfect Pesto

Perfect Pesto

There’s something very satisfying about making a big batch of beautiful pesto from seasonal summer basil.  I love it and try to have a few jars or containers in the freezer by the end of summer.  Make it when basil is at its best and you’ll have it for months to come. For this batch […]

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Friday night pizza - part 2

Friday night pizza – part 2

… continued from Friday night pizza – part 1 … also read Friday night pizza – part 3 There is something quite wonderful about pizza for dinner on Friday night, but my ongoing low carb diet requirements mean it doesn’t happen very often.  By making my own pizza from scratch, I can control what and how […]

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Friday night pizza - part 1

Friday night pizza – part 1

In my last post I wrote about my low carb diet and how I’m finding friendly foods for that and now I’m making … pizza!  Yes, that’s right. Pizza. Although I rarely eat shop bought pizza and NEVER buy fake pre-made pizza from the freezer at the supermarket, I do enjoy the home-made variety.  It’s so […]

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