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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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ARANCINE WITH SPINACH

If you have read my latest post, you will know that I am hosting this month’s challenge at the Daring Cooks!  I chose to challenge my fellow daring cooks to make Arancine from scratch, including risotto!  I also shared 3 … Continue reading

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THE DARING COOKS’ JANUARY 2014 CHALLENGE: ARANCINE

This month’s challenge is very special for a few reasons. For starters, our hostess, Manu, graciously stepped in with very little notice and created an entire amazing challenge in pretty much no time at all. Secondly, Manu managed to do … Continue reading

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SMOKED SALMON AND VODKA RISOTTO

Today’s recipe is the perfect dish to make for your New Year’s Eve dinner party: it’s classy and delicious and it is done in 20 minutes!  We always have smoked fish during the holidays, both as appetiser and as part … Continue reading

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SALMON NIGIRI

I have discovered sushi only in recent years.  Growing up in Italy, it wasn’t something I had great exposure to.  Now Japanese food (and sushi above all) has become very popular in Italy, but it is really expensive.  Australia instead … Continue reading

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MUGHLAI LAMB BIRYANI

Grace, one of our talented non-blogging Daring Kitchen members, was our Daring Cooks’ August hostess who shared with us some of her family’s tried and true Bengali Biryani recipes – all of them delicious and all of them prepared fresh from … Continue reading

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GINGER SESAME CHICKEN

I always have chicken tenders in my freezer… they are very versatile, quick to cook and they always please the whole family.  I love the fact that they are always moist and not dry.  I have never seen these in … Continue reading

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SPICY TUNA SALAD SUSHI ROLL

So here you have it.  My first sushi roll ever.  I decided to go the easy way and make a tuna salad roll as a first attempt and boy was it good!  It is really easy and fast to make … Continue reading

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