Monthly Archives: January 2011

Quick Dinner

Yesterday was a stinker in Melbourne so noone was in much of a mind to cook dinner. We decided on a caeser salad and I had to tick off a book, so I jumped onto http://www.eatyourbooks.com to find one. This … Continue reading

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Bienenstich

This is a big one for me. I’m not from the Barossa but my family’s roots are. There is a ruin of a stone cottage near St Hallett’s winery where my great grandfather lived and my folks moved to Nuri … Continue reading

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Family Birthday

Today was my daughter’s 14th birthday and she requested chicken and leek pie for dinner, well that was her 2nd preference, after I vetoed beef wellington. Anyway, I found a recipe in a cookbook I have called ‘passion – seductive … Continue reading

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Australia Day

As advertised, we did lamb for Australia Day. Normally we do cutlets with a piece of parmesan and sage wrapped in prosciutto on the barby. Today we did a lamb cutlet recipe from ‘Where The Heart Is’ by Karen Martini. … Continue reading

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The Job at Hand

Well I have completed an ‘audit’ of my cookbooks and I have come up with a total of 227. Most of these are logged on http://www.eatyourbooks.com which is a pretty useful site but there are also a few stragglers. This … Continue reading

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Unscheduled Early Start

Well we are having a morning tea flood fundraiser at work tomorrow so I thought I would try some macarons. As it happens this recipe also comes from the most recent addition to the bookshelf – “Secrets of Macarons” by … Continue reading

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What this is all about

Hello, my name is David and I have a problem, or at least my family thinks I have a problem.  Well they think I have plenty of problems but the one I am trying to address now is a slight … Continue reading

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