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Hot Cross Buns with Honey Butter

Today’s recipe is not Italian.  In fact, I had never eaten Hot Cross Buns before moving to Australia 8 years ago.  Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten for breakfast on Good Friday and they are marked with a cross to … 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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Fattoush with Sumac Dressing

For March’s Daring Cooks’ Challenge, Ruth, Shelley and Sawsan asked us to totally veg out! We made salads and dressings, letting the sky be the limit as we created new flavors and combinations that reflect our own unique tastes. Ohhhh … Continue reading

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Olive and Walnut Mini Madeleines

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a great appetiser: mini savoury madeleines made with walnuts and olives.  I saw these in an Italian food magazine and I just HAD to make them.  Actually, I made these … Continue reading

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Durum Wheat Italian Bread Rolls

I have a confession to make.  I don’t eat bread.  Mmmm, well, that’s not really true.  Let me start again.  I don’t usually buy bread.  The reason is simple… I like bread so much that if I have it in … Continue reading

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Lamb Gozleme

I love Gozleme. Did you know that the name “Gozleme” comes from the word goz that means “eye” in Turkish? Apparently it derives its name from the little round black spots that form on the dough after cooking it! Since … Continue reading

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SPINACH AND FETA GOZLEME

I have only recently discovered Gozleme.  Sydney is full of little Turkish shops that sell amazing food, but I had always ordered a kebab or a pide.  At least until a few months ago, when I had a spinach and … Continue reading

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE WHOLE WHEAT BANANA BREAD

Today’s recipe came about from another one of my attempts to use up leftovers.  Though I must admit it was a bit more crumbly than I had expected (especially the next day), it still tasted delicious and I thought it … Continue reading

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