Cooking adventures

I have always appreciated the abundance and variety of fresh food and products available to us in Australia. And I appreciate it so much since this pandemic began. We went through a few weeks where we had to make do with whatever was available. We also haven’t bought takeaway since March, and have been eating […]

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Easy Mini Pavlovas for Christmas in Summer 

Christmas is celebrated in the summer months in Sydney (or Australia!) so the traditional feast is (sometimes) replaced by something colder, for example, swapping the steamed pudding for a cold pavlova. Pavlova – named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova and apparently created by a chef in Wellington, New Zealand – is simply a […]

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How to Make my Mum’s Cheesey Toasts

You might have noticed that all of my recipes on the blog lately are my mum’s. That’s because my parents have a better kitchen to take photos for recipe blog posts AND my mum has a lot more delicious recipes (mostly with a Sri Lankan twist) up her sleeve than me. So today I wanted […]

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How to Make my Mum’s Healthy Sri Lankan Patties 

My mum has been making these delicious Sri Lankan patties for me as long as I can remember.  Patties are like an empanada or cornish pasty and is filled with a spicy potato mix, wrapped in pastry and deep fried.  Mum’s version is healthier because she bakes them instead.  Here’s how to make them…. Ingredients: […]

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5 of my Favourite Celebrity Chefs

I love watching TV cooking shows because I learn new techniques and find recipe inspiration. I also like watching certain hosts or celebrity chefs over others because of personality, recipes and cooking style.  Here are my 5 favourites (and I think the last one will surprise you!).  1. Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: Cosmopolitan Cook I […]

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