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Spiced Ceviche Boats with Tiger’s Milk- Life...

Oscarsfeast 2013 Continues The film: The dish: The reason: ‘Thank you Lord Vishnu. Thank you for coming in the form of a fish and saving our lives.’ Not everyone may be as grateful as Pi to eat raw seafood for breakfast. But after floating for weeks on a raft in the Pacific with only a […]

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Baked Mexican Eggs

These are eggs that deserve a party. Yet brunch gatherings aren’t always easy or fun.  They’re often the domain of people with small children – the ones trying to maintain the social life they once had, before the nap times of tiny creatures cannibalised their day. They’re for  me nine years ago, playing house with […]

Getting evangelical about pulses- Red kidney bean salad

Getting evangelical about pulses- Red kidney bean ...

This is the first in a series of posts, which apart from being useful, will also act as something of an apology. Full confession; It all started with cocktails. Then wine. Too much wine. It was then that I climbed onto my high horse. I think anyone who’s more than a passing visitor to this […]

Pineapple jalapeno salsa (an ode to Avoca Beach)

Pineapple jalapeno salsa (an ode to Avoca Beach)

Just as there are sounds that can whisk you to memories, there are tastes that take me straight to a place. This salsa is one of them. I rarely make it when I’m not at Avoca Beach, an hour and a half north of Sydney- because the tang and burn that I’m not there is […]

Baja fish tacos with chipotle lime crema

Baja fish tacos with chipotle lime crema

Fish tacos are a feast that cries for warmth. Whether it’s from the sun high in the sky, or via an eyebrow elevating blast of chilli. The last time I ate fish tacos, I was here. We were on a  surfing safari in the depths of Baja.  Over the course of a dusty week I […]