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A note on Silver Beet (Swiss Chard)

I’ve seen recipes for Silver Beet which use only the green leafy part of the plant. What a tragedy! The stalk part (white or red) is the best part. I usually pull off a stalk from the bunch then slice … Continue reading

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Cauliflower cheese

I found a recipe on the “Strands of my life” blogĀ for Jamie Olivers’ 30 minute Cauliflower Macaroni CheeseĀ and I decided to make a variation of it without the Macaroni. I didn’t try to do it in 30 minutes. (Note: the … Continue reading

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Cheese straws

OK, I ran out of snacks for Hamish and Duncan so I decided to try some cheese straws. I used the recipe here. The Guardian’s recipe promised “perfect Cheese straws”. Sounded good. The article actually goes into the topic of … Continue reading

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Damper

Damper or camp bread is a quick and easy bread which does not use yeast as a raising agent. Since it does not use yeast it needs either ‘self-raising’ flour or rising agents like baking powder. The reason I was … Continue reading

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