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The 2016 Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

16/12/2016 | By

The Symposium of Australian Gastronomy was first held in Adelaide in 1984. This year I attended as it came of age in Melbourne.

Symposium of Australian Gastronomy - madeleines & lamingtons for morning tea

What do Australian food thinkers have for morning tea? Madeleines & lamingtons, of course! (See Proust.)

On the first weekend in December this year I beetled over to Melbourne to attend a feast for both my brain and belly –  the 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

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Pistachio Ice Cream

09/12/2016 | By

My pistachio ice cream is the perfect shade of green for the Christmas dessert selection. Use my pistachio paste recipe to whip this up quickly at home.

home made pistachio ice cream

A couple of weeks back I shared my recipe for pistachio paste with you. 

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In My Kitchen – December 2016

02/12/2016 | By

It’s time for the last In My Kitchen roundup of 2016 – and another year bites the dust!

In My Kitchen - Istanbul Cult recipes

So here we are, at the last In My Kitchen roundup for 2016 – and where did that year go? 

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Homemade Pistachio Paste

18/11/2016 | By

Pistachio paste is utterly heavenly – and so are the prices of the commercial stuff. Make it yourself at home with the Magimix Cook Expert! (Traditional cooking method included, too.)

pistachio paste pistachios

Pistachio paste is a deliciously addictive, but pricey, gourmet specialty that I first discovered in Italy.

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Premium Seafood from Ferguson Australia – Family Owned & Run

11/11/2016 | By

Three generations of family are behind Ferguson Australia, one of South Australia’s most respected seafood harvesters and marketers.

Ferguson Australia, Andrew & Deb

Andrew & Deb Ferguson

The other day I was invited to attend the launch of the new all- South Australian wild caught frozen fish range from Ferguson Australia

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In My Kitchen – November 2016

04/11/2016 | By

It’s time for another look at what I’m loving In My Kitchen. This month I’m loving South Australian wine, travel goodies and cookbooks!

In My Kitchen, Henschke

In my kitchen this month are some reminders of a fabulous dinner I attended just over a week ago.

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