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As the trees turn to gold, Victoria’s Goldfields Region comes alive. As the sun peaks through the leaves, there is plenty to explore, eat and experience.


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 of eating the same dish 4 times in the same week.

With the Maggi Just for 2 range, I don’t have to worry about that! It’s just enough for 2 meals.


These are the balls that started it all.

The balls that brought us all closer together.

The balls that broke the ice between us.


I just LOVE meatballs. There’s a new place in town where I can go and take my pick with balls galore on the menu!


I know a lot of people rag on Donna Hay, and she can be rather ditzy on TV, but I’ve had great success with her recipes; and her magazine is what initially sparked my interest in cooking. So, of course I bought her new book; Simple Dinners…. and of COURSE, meatballs were the first dish

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So my quest for all things with spice, zest and tang continues, as we venture into Vietnamese cuisine. They almost look like Vietnamese meatballs, I didn’t notice until I actually made the recipe myself. And we all know how much I love meatballs! The nouc cham dipping sauce definitely completes the dish. The patties themselves

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Sometimes you want a cookbook that is straight to the point; pretty pictures, easy to follow recipes, one you can grab off the shelf and it will have the answer to that weekday “what am I going to cook!?” dilemma. 50 Fabulous Curries is just that. Page after page of pretty, moreish looking curries that

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At the last cooking the books feast, I suggested a Nigella Lawson book, after we decided we didn’t want to do Bourke Street Bakery. Agnes flicked through a few of Nigella’s books that were in Cherrie’s collection, and we decided on her latest book, Kitchen. ALTHOUGH…. as I began to do this post, I noticed

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Lots to blog, so little time. And November will be month of the pot luck lunches with the Cookbook Challenge coming to an end; we are having a gathering to celebrate the last theme, and the next Cooking the Books feast scheduled. Not forgetting Celeste’s Malaysian Hawker Feast to come in December, and a few

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The frequent readers of this blog are aware of 3 things I ❤; chocolate, ribs and meatballs. I have been starting to sort through my cookbooks as I meal plan what we are going to eat for the week. I have come across MANY meatball recipes that stop me in my tracks. I was even

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Woot! I’m back baby! Picked up my laptop from the apple store today after hearing good news from Genius Simon that it was back up and running. I’ve been trying a whole lot of recipes from the Masterchef website. Not always the ones they feature on the show, but also the ones the sponsors put

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It’s the first meatballs of 2010! As many of you may know, I have a meatball obsession. So when I was in the mood for meatballs just recently, I decided to pull Bill Granger off the shelf to see if he had the goods. This recipe is a fantastic mid-week meal. I thought it was

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It’s another meatball curry! I ❤ meatballs. I ❤ curry. I found another recipe to combine the two, and this time it has a Thai twist. So simple to make, so tasty. I amazed myself with how delicious these were. It just proves, you don’t need to have pasta in a napoli sauce to enjoy

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For Father’s Day this year I cooked dinner for my dad instead of buying him something that would sit around collecting dust or serve no purpose. I had wanted to try this recipe for a little while now, and Mum suggested I make it for the dinner I was planning to make. Whilst making it

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It’s mid-week cooking time again folks! This week I was tossing up between meatballs and cannelloni. It was a tough decision, but this recipe sold me. Who would have thought to put salami in meatballs? It’s genius! I altered the recipe a bit and added double the quantity of tomatoes as I love lots of

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