Category Archives: spices

Smoky Tandoori Paste

I see cooking as an Experimental Art.  If I have a cooking style I am thinking  maybe I am an impressionist.  I start off with an impression of what I want to cook based on some professionally prepared dish I … Continue reading

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Kikinda Butta Chikkin

This is a total cheat fusion dish made from jars of commercial sauce but it is delicious! This is a non-cook’s dream to prepare and tastes very authentic.  But authentic what?  The Moroccan Harissa chilli sauce is very hot with … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Seed Bread

Pumpkin and Seed Bread This is a tasty bread that is good served warm.  An excellent dipping bread, such as in  olive oil and dukkah. Ingredients: 180 g cooked peeled pumpkin 125 ml warm water (½ cup) 8 g yeast … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Peanut Sauce

It can be done!  Another use for the slow-cooker.  It is even easier to make, and in my opinion, just as good as my more complicated version.  I had some on toast this morning. and a few spoonsful left over after … Continue reading

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Dukkah

Outback Dukkah with Home-made Bread   The original recipe for dukkah (or duqqa) is Egyptian I believe, and I understand there are Moroccan variations.  This is my version.  What goes into my dukkah depends on what is available. I made … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Chilli

My basic minced beef chilli recipe for nachos, tacos, whatever. The slow cooker is a perfect way to let the flavour develop unattended. 300g Minced beef 1 large onion, chopped finely Minced or chopped garlic. 3 or 4 or more … Continue reading

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