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In My Kitchen October 2014

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So much for my good intentions, once again, with managing to put up regular In My Kitchen posts – still, I’m here now. This monthly sharing is hosted by my friend Celia over at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial so do head over there to check out every one else’s kitchen. Subscribe to Lambs’ Ears [...]

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Book Review – Backyard Bees – A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

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I’m not going to beat about the bush with this review of “Backyard Bees – A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper” by Doug Purdie (Murdoch Books, 2014) – I absolutely love this gorgeous, comprehensive and timely book about backyard beekeeping. Subscribe to Lambs’ Ears and Honey Enter your Email Preview Lamb’s Ears and Honey | [...]

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Cookbook Review – Stéphane Reynaud’s “Pies and Tarts”

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The late Carl Sagan,  renowned American astronomer, astrophysicist and cosmologist once said that “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” Well that’s a little too fundamental for a lazy cook like me, but with Stéphane Reynaud’s new book, “Pies and Tarts” (Murdoch Books), I have at [...]

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In My Kitchen November 2013

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Again with the kitchen posts? Who’d have thought it? I’m going to try for the trifecta this year – but don’t hold your breath! But seriously, for a wonderful peek in kitchens all over Australia head over to Celia’s place at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial where much more reliable bloggers than yours truly manage [...]

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Cookbook Review – Serge Dansereau’s “Seasonal Kitchen”

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I’ve been a fan of Serge Dansereau’s ever since I ate at his iconic Sydney restaurant, The Bather’s Pavillion, about ten years ago and was struck by the freshness and vibrancy of his food. A Canadian by birth and now an Australian citizen who has been a leader on our culinary scene for over 30 [...]

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An Interview With a Legend – Moroccan Food Maven Paula Wolfert – and win a copy of The Food of Morocco

March 28, 2013

Moroccan food is widely considered to be one of the world’s finest cuisines.  It’s combination of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and African ingredients and spices blend in dishes handed down from wealthy royal kitchens and humble Berber homes resulting in a culinary tradition which is extraordinarily sophisticated and refined.   This rich food heritage has been brought [...]

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