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BBQ Lemon Prawns With Avocado

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Another one from last Summer’s archives. This one is easy to put together after work and will leave you wanting more. The original recipe says to char grill the avocado. I instagramed everything on the griddle plate with a few of you in uproar that avocado was on there. After eating the hot avocado, I […]

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Quinoa Risotto with Prawns, Basil & Tomatoes

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HELLLOOOOO daylight savings!! If you know me, you’ll know I absolutely LOVE daylight savings. Sure, it’s great to have daylight to do stuff, leave work and it’s still bright outside; but more importantly, it means I can cook later and photograph my dinner, at dinner time! No longer do I have to jam pack my […]

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{Eating Out} Bomba


  Bomba is the newest place in town you should add to your list. Not only for it’s stunning rooftop bar, where you can enjoy a drink, fresh air and some of Melbourne’s gorgeous sky line, but also for it’s Spanish flavoured menu.   Formerly The Alyesbury, Bomba have added their own touch to the […]

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{Thermomix} Pulut Hitam

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The concept of having rice for dessert is enough to make my screw my face up in confusion.  WHY would I want rice and more carbs for dessert? It’s like, why serve potato in a rice or pasta dish? Carb on carb action. Yet, for some reason, I don’t seem to think of pulut hitam […]

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Spice It Up With Speedy Moroccan Chicken

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MAGGI Just for 2 – a NEW adult range of tasty recipe bases that are right Just for 2.   The last in the series of Maggi posts. Hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the new range of products in the Maggi range, that can make your life easier on those busy nights, surprise date nights, or […]

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MAGGI Just For 2 + Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. As much as I LOVE being single and cooking for one, most recipes “serve 4”.. which is great, as when I’m too lazy to half the ingredients, I cook for 4 and have lots of leftovers to keep me well fed during the week. But sometimes, I get sick […]

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Smoked Trout Fried Rice with Fried Egg Relish


This recipe comes from Perth’s latest CBD bar; The Apple Daily. I found it in a copy of Delicious magazine from earlier on in the year, and knew I had to try it, as I was craving some hot smoked trout.  The flavour combination of the curry paste mixed in with the scrambled eggs makes […]

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Balinese Pork Noodles

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Howdy folks! Lack of blogging as I’ve started a new job! .. thus cramming my brain with information during the day leaves me pretty much brain dead when I come home from work, and just wanting to veg out in front of the TV. New job is going swimmingly well, the people are awesome, the […]

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#GGBreadRevolution – No Knead Bread

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How do you feel about making your own bread? Are you one that makes their own loaf everyday, kneading away and have bulging forearms? Or does the shear thought of working with yeast scare you into a corner, with your arms crossed over your chest whilst you rock back and forth, trying to think of […]

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Quinoa, Almond & Cherry Friands

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Sorry, Thermomix Thursday kinda died in the ass didn’t it? Life is out of control at the moment in a good, I’m having too much fun kinda way. So it’s a Saturday night, I’ve and an amazing day with my friends trawling through vintage sheds and op shops in country side, had a dinner with […]

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