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Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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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Peach Melba

Happy Australia Day to all my fellow Aussies!  In honour of our National Holiday, I thought I’d share with you a special dessert: Peach Melba.  This delicious and very easy to make dessert of peaches and raspberry sauce with vanilla … Continue reading

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Green Bean, Tomato and Potato Salad

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a delicious and healthy side dish.  This Green Bean Tomato and Potato Salad is very special to me and eating it always takes me back in time.  My mum would … Continue reading

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CHILLED YOGURT CAKE WITH BLUEBERRY COMPOTE

Today’s dessert is a cold treat and it is one that is actually not too bad for you as it is made (mainly) with natural yogurt.  Back in Italy there is a famous pre mixed version of this that is … Continue reading

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MAI TAI

During my stay at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, I took part in their “cocktail class”, during which the bartender showed us how to make their signature drink: Mai Tai and I am here to share it with … Continue reading

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OMELETTE TAHITIENNE

I am sure you remember that last Christmas my husband got me The Complete Bocuse as a present.  It is a huge book full of recipes by Paul Bocuse which I am going to dig into.  There are so many … 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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STRAWBERRY BALSAMIC VINEGAR

I love strawberries, always have and always will!  I am lucky enough to live in a country where strawberries are in season all year round.  It wasn’t like that in Italy, where fresh and sweet strawberries were only available in … Continue reading

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