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December In My Kitchen & a Christmas Recipe for Cheery Cherry Chutney

December 18, 2012

Well, my lovelies, I’m really going for broke with a third “In My Kitchen” post in as many months.  This is all the brainchild of Celia over at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial and if you wander over there you can check out what my friends have in their kitchens this month too!  As I’m [...]

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Christmas Comes to Adelaide Central Market – Some of my Favourites of the Season

December 14, 2012

Once again I’m unsure as to how it has happened, but December is rushing past me at a breakneck pace and I’m pretty sure I’m on a collision course with Christmas which is going to end fairly unpleasantly if I don’t pull my finger out.  With that in mind, yesterday I took myself down the [...]

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Christmas day food – a Middle Eastern mushroom superfood salad!

December 22, 2011

I’m sure that most of my readers will be putting together the final details for their Christmas dinner and, with the main features almost definitely decided upon (you have decided, haven’t you?), it is time to look at the side dishes.  We’ll be having salads in our house as the weather forecast is for a [...]

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Christmas cheer – Cranberry Liqueur

December 19, 2011

This last week before Christmas is when I really begin to get my cooking mojo on.  I am filled with Christmas cheer, good intentions and motivation (or sometimes, just slight nausea and rising panic) as I start to get the food for the big day organised.  I like to make some of my Christmas gifts [...]

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Christmas food – keeping it local

December 15, 2011

Well folks we are really coming to the pointy end of the year now, with only ten sleeps left until the fat man shows up.  It’s a ridiculously busy time of the year for us all as we race to finish important jobs off at work, catch up with everybody we haven’t had time for [...]

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More Christmas food traditions – Gingerbread & Mince Pies – where on earth did they come from?

December 7, 2011

  The history of white settlement in Australia is a very recent one, so when it comes to traditions they can be a little thin on the ground here.  We are very blessed to live in a remarkably multi-cultural society and nowhere is this reflected better than in the growth and development of our cuisine. [...]

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