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Gnocchi alla Romana

This month, the Daring Cooks challenged us to think inside the box – the icebox, that is! Audax taught us some really cool tips and tricks for stocking our freezers with prepare-ahead meals that can keep our taste buds satisfied even during … Continue reading

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Ficelle Picarde

Today I want to take you to France with a traditional dish: Ficelle Picarde.  It is a dish from Picardy in northern France, consisting of a savoury crêpe filled with mushrooms and ham, covered with either cream or béchamel sauce … Continue reading

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Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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CABBAGE AND TALEGGIO CRESPELLE

The weather is getting warmer in Sydney, though I always find it hard to think of September/October as “spring”.  To me it’s still autumn, back to school season and the time during which to enjoy mushrooms, cabbage and pumpkin!  I … Continue reading

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CHICKEN SOFFICINI

Today I want to share with you the recipe of chicken sofficini.  If you follow Manu’s Menu, I am sure you will remember my recipe for Ham and Cheese Sofficini - fried pastries filled with ham and cheese, typical Italian comfort … Continue reading

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CARAMEL ESPRESSO BARS

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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BAKED APPLES EN CROÛTE WITH BUTTERSCOTCH SAUCE

Our lovely Monkey Queen of Don’t Make Me Call My Flying Monkeys, was our May Daring Cooks’ hostess and she challenged us to dive into the world of en Croute! We were encouraged to make Beef Wellington, Stuffed Mushroom en … Continue reading

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SPINACH, PEAR AND TALEGGIO STRUDEL

I have always had a thing for cheese… and Italy, like France, is the cheese lovers’ paradise.  There are so many different cheeses and they vary from region to region (and sometimes from town to town!).  You could spend years … Continue reading

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