Category Archive: Cooking

Dec 06 2013

An Australian Christmas

I’m a Christmas tragic. I love it – as you might be able to tell from the new site background. I love the decorations and sparkle, I love buying, wrapping and giving Christmas presents, I love all the cooking and the entertaining. And mostly I love the fact that it’s hot and you can sit …

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Oct 10 2013

How to eat a mango and other tropical fruit stories

I’ve just had my first mango of the season. Summer is here!!! I love the summer, apart from the weather the fruit is one of the things I love the most. Especially the tropical fruit. Mangoes, mangosteen, papaya, durian, rambutan. Even the names are exotic and exciting. Surely it’s only in the tropics that somebody …

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Sep 18 2013

Easy camp cooking

I’ve always said “if you can cook it at home you can cook it camping”. That’s true, but the question is “would you?” Camping is supposed to fun and relaxing, so you don’t want to spend all your time slaving over a hot fire. If it needs three different saucepans and an hour of preparation …

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Aug 05 2013

Mexican bean soup

Here’s my recipe for the Mexican Bean Soup I made on the weekend and tweeted about. Even though I have a lot of cookbooks I don’t generally use recipes. Rather, I read recipes then make things up as I go along based on the basic ingredients. The quantities in this are not exact but the …

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