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Pomegranate Risotto

As you know, autumn has come to the Southern hemisphere.  I can’t lie… I don’t mind it.  I welcome the fresher air and the leaves changing colour on the trees.  It is a beautiful season.  And I LOVE autumn food: … Continue reading

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Watermelon Margarita

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought of sharing a cocktail recipe.  The very first time I had a margarita, it was in Tijuana.  I was 19.  Yes, I know what you think… but no, I hadn’t gone … Continue reading

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JASMINE AND MANGO PANNA COTTA SHOOTERS

These panna cotta shooters are a very elegant and exotic dessert.  I believe they would be the perfect dessert for any New Year’s Eve dinner party.  When I smell jasmine, I am always brought back in time… you see, in … Continue reading

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BANANA BASIL JAM

Left over bananas.  Why is it that I ALWAYS have left over bananas in my kitchen?  Ah, yes… wait.  It must be because my kids always beg me to buy them when they see them at the grocery store… they … Continue reading

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BLOOD ORANGE MARGARITA

Happy Halloween everyone!  I cannot believe it’s the end of October already!  This year has just flown by so fast.  That means that Christmas is around the corner and I cannot wait as my parents will be arriving soon… and … Continue reading

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PINEAPPLE CRUMBLE WITH BUTTERSCOTCH SAUCE

Today’s recipe is a spur of the moment kind of recipe.  I had some fresh pineapple in the fridge and some butterscotch sauce leftover from another dish and I knew they would taste delicious together.  So, I came up with … Continue reading

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PINEAPPLE AND PASSION FRUIT JAM

If you follow Manu’s Menu, you already know that my family and I have recently returned from a holiday in French Polynesia (Tahiti).  Both in my travel diary and in my review of Hilton Moorea, I have told you about … Continue reading

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SPINACH, ROCKET AND STRAWBERRY SALAD WITH STRAWBERRY VINAIGRETTE

I have seen quite a few recipes of salads that include strawberries lately and I was very curious to try one myself.  I usually enjoy having fruits in savoury dishes and I think strawberries (and berries in general) make for … Continue reading

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