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Menu Planning

It’s a universal fact that the question of ‘What’s for dinner?‘ sends a shiver up the spine of the designated cook in every household. Just a little simple planning can mean stress free shopping, saving money and an easier time when it comes to the cooking. My biggest tip is to keep it simple.  Save the […]

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Roast Duck

How to Roast a Whole Duck

Any kind of roast is easy and delicious but I think a roast duck is something to get excited about.   Duck has a stronger flavour than chicken, which means you can keep your sides nice and simple to not compete with the flavour of the duck. Here’s few tips to help you get the perfect roast duck. […]

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Turmeric Chicken Cutlets

Recipe: Turmeric Chicken Cutlets

Turmeric is one of my most favourite spices and I consume it every day.  Be careful when marinating these as turmeric will stain your hands and possibly your kitchen bench.  Its worth it though as these are delicious. Ingredients: 1kg free range chicken cutlets 3 tbsp ground turmeric 2 tbsp ground coriander 2 tbsp ground cumin 1 tsp chilli […]

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Chicken Stock Paste

Chicken Stock Paste

I’ve had a Thermomix for about 7 years now and it was the best investment I ever made.  This chicken stock paste recipe can also been adapted to make in a Kitchen Aid. Ingredients: 300g free range chicken thighs, diced 100g celery, roughly chopped 100g zucchini, roughly chopped 100g leek, roughly chopped 1 large onion, […]

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Spaghetti Bolognaise

Sneaky Vegie Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese must surely be a staple in any household.  It certainly is in mine with two teenage boys!  Plus its a great way to hide lots of nutrients. Ingredients: 4 Tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 sticks celery, finely chopped 1 carrot, grated 100g pumpkin, grated 2 zucchini, […]

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