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Dumplings

Dumplings…we love them! Recently we’ve been eating the most delicious Shitake mushroom mouthfulls encased in a bouncy sticky Cantonese pastry (CHANS’s YUM CHA from the supermarket freezer) for fasting day lunches.Emily has decided she likes them too. I found a … Continue reading

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Christmas Pudding

Myrtle’s pudding recipe has vanished…or at least is tucked away somewhere I haven’t discovered yet… so this year’s pudding is a breakaway in a basin. It’s a pale imitation in more ways than one…I used golden raisins which I had … Continue reading

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Summer Abundance

Glistening jewels of redcurrants & drooping clusters of ruby red cherries in our best harvest in years led me on the path of distraction (from the more pressing task of Christmas cooking) to deciding what to do amongst this ephemeral … Continue reading

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Mulberry Pie

Well…we’ve shared the first one…no doubt there’ll still be more on the tree for another one…or possibly for a mulberry frangipane tart or mulberry jelly. Made a shortcrust pastry…and tossed up how to make the filling…In the end I took … Continue reading

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Okonomiyaki (Cabbage pancake)

Post mulberry pie, & thinking about a healthy,non-sandwich lunch…Emily helped me make this simple cabbage pancake and voted it yummy! We thought it was good too. 2 cups finely shredded Savoy cabbage,4 chopped shallots,2 eggs,2/3 cup plain flour, 1 Tablespoon … Continue reading

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First Post…late spring…post November birthdays.

Summer is almost here…mulberries are dripping from the tree and the cherries are ripening. There’s no excuse for not making a mulberry pie this weekend…before the Currawongs have called in all their friends!

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