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Italian Easter Bread with a Greek twist

  For some of us Easter is still a religious celebration full of reflection, meditation and prayer because of the story of one, young Man who lived over 2000 years ago. The days and weeks leading up to Easter Sunday have meaning and significance and the joyous...

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Pizzelle!.. but not the normal variety!

  Ruth from Makey-Cakey was our March 2013 Daring Bakers’ challenge host. She encouraged us all to get experimental in the kitchen and sneak some hidden veggies into our baking, with surprising and delicious results!   Carrot cake is delicious but the...

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Curried Roasted Cauliflower Salad

  I get very stale sometimes!   With my cooking that is!    I get caught up making the same old thing. Like salads. I'm never very adventurous with salads. I find one I like and stick to it but recently tasted a delicious cauliflower salad and...

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Hand made pasta – Busiati

  Pasta has always been an integral part of my life. As children, my sister and I always helped with the pasta making and I have endeavoured to always include my children as well. Whether helping to fill the tortellini or ravioli or hanging fettucini to...

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My little kitchen is in the middle of the sugarcane fields of far north Queensland, Australia. I hope to inspire you to cook and bake like an Italian.
Italians cook from the heart and for the love of those we feed.

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