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Hamburgers with an Asian Twist

Posted on June 23rd, 2011 by Jess Causley

Yesterday we made hamburgers with an Asian twist. They turned out really well. The carrots were so yummy they were almost gone before dinner was served. The same with the meat, the kids were standing around the stove like little bird babies wanting samples. The recipe is based on Bill Granger’s Korean-style steak rolls, from [...]

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Prawns and mussels in coconut, lime and lemongrass broth

Prawns and Mussels in coconut, lime and lemongrass broth

Posted on June 20th, 2011 by Jess Causley

  My kids love seafood with a passion and we just realised they have never tried mussels.  After searching every shop in Yamba for mussels we realised we had to go for tinned ones. This recipe would have been even better with fresh one. We did find some really great big uncooked prawns to go [...]

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Onion Caraway Jam

Onion Caraway Jam

Posted on June 13th, 2011 by Jess Causley

My favourite product at the moment is All the Best Fine Food’s Onion Carraway Jam. It is so yummy, I can eat it straight out of the jar.                 Other, more refined way of eating it, is as a condiment together with lamb, chicken, turkey, duck or roast [...]

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Rose and vanilla cupcakes

Rosewater and vanilla cupcakes

Posted on June 10th, 2011 by Jess Causley

My 7 year old daughter Tahlia loves making cupcakes. This recipe is so good, it never ever fails.  Sometimes the measuring of ingredient doesn’t go to plan, especially if our three year old is helping, but that doesn’t seem to matter.   Tahlia has made these about 20 times, with perfect result every time. All I [...]

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Trout in coconut cream with lime, garlic and ginger

Trout Marinating

Posted on June 5th, 2011 by Jess Causley

  Whenever I buy smoked trout for the Deli, I buy some fresh rainbow trout fillets as well. They are so lovely and fresh and the fish lives in the cleanest of water near Tamworth. As it is all the rage to keep it simple, I did just that this time I cooked my trout. [...]

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Hot Chocolate review

The Real Hot Chocolate

Posted on June 2nd, 2011 by Jess Causley

Hot Chocolate Review The Real Hot Chocolate is obviously a favourite for special occasions. Just as the name suggests it is real chocolate moulded to a wooden spoon. They are so pretty and we have so much fun drinking them. All you do is put one in a mug of warm milk. Stir and lick [...]

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