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Chinese-style Lemon Chicken

Chinese-style Lemon Chicken

Sometimes when the hubby goes out, I like to lock myself (figuratively!) in the kitchen with a bottle of wine, a good TV show, and putter away at making something awesome. It’s one of my favourite “me time” activities. The hubby has recently gone vegetarian, so recently when I had some “me time,” I decided to… Read more

Beautiful Roast Rosemary Chicken

Beautiful Roast Rosemary Chicken

We’re deep into Australian “winter” right now, which means time for plenty of baking, roasting, and Christmas in July celebrations (which we’re celebrating this weekend—I’m already making cookies!). But, this recipe would be great year-round with some gorgeous fresh veggies and herbs, should you have a rainy weekend and a desire for a quick roast.… Read more

Eggplant Tomato Soup

Eggplant Tomato Soup

Maybe my favourite thing ever is when cold weather mixes with gorgeous early summer produce. Australia is in the middle of one of its wettest and coolest summers on record (it’s only 25 C! woe, according to the Aussies!). This does mean that everything is lush and green and growing, though, so the produce these… Read more

Dathipa’s Sweet & Sour Chicken

Dathipa’s Sweet & Sour Chicken

At my previous job in Sydney, I had the extreme good fortune of working in a multi-cultural store, and every day something new would come up about someone’s home—I guess standing around at the registers on a quiet day makes for good conversation! If you were really lucky, you’d walk into the tea room just… Read more