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Jaffle Pies

My Chow Mein Toasted Sandwiches got me wondering whether I could use the sandwich iron to make jaffle pies. Only one way to find out.  I happened to have some sheets of pastry in the freezer so I got them … Continue reading

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Xanthan Experiment 1

I did my first cooking experiment with Xanthan gum today and added the tiniest half a smidgen to the tomato and coconut cream sauce in my beef curry, which is essentially the same as this Beef Sukka, except it is … Continue reading

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Handy Bread Hint

Living remote, I do not have ready access to fresh bread rolls so I must either buy them in bulk when I go to town, or bake my own.  Either way, living alone means I do not need a lot … Continue reading

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Chilli Pies

On Friday I made a big pot of my internationally famous chilli, and invited my friends and colleagues around for dinner. One by one they didn’t show up. I was left with a pot of chilli. So I mixed in … Continue reading

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Lyn’s Chicken Pumpkin Lasagna

I didn’t make this, though I intend to.   I just happened to drop by to say Hello, just as Lyn was about to dish this up. So I got to try some and bring some home with me.  It’s … Continue reading

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Tropical Fusion Bean Salad

  1 can 4 bean mix 1 can chickpeas 1 large red onion, diced 2 carrots julienned ½ each of red, yellow and green capsicums, diced 2 sticks celery diced (Solomon Islanders substitute snakebean) chopped parsley 2 slices pineapple, diced … Continue reading

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