Tag Archives: Mint

The Good Egg. Persian Feta Omelette With Lemon Zest and Mint.

There is nothing simpler or more delicious than a perfectly cooked omelette. Easy to prepare and ready with in minutes. My go to dish for breakfast or brunch and on occasion  my too-tired-to-cook weeknight dinner solution. A beautifully cooked omelette is incredible. … Continue reading

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Happy Days. Grilled Zucchini Salad With Lemon,Mint, Chilli and Goats Cheese.

I’m craving salad at the moment. Here is a fresh, vibrant gutsy zucchini rendition courtesy of Jamie Oliver. Featured in one of his very first books Happy Days. Published in 2001. Can it really be that  we have been enjoying … Continue reading

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On My Door Step. Fresh Yuzu Juice. Let’s Drink To That. With a Yuzu Mojito.

Who would have thought. After spending a considerable amount of time in Tokyo searching for yuzu I arrive home and there it is. Bottled fresh yuzu juice concentrate. At one of my favourite purveyors Simon Johnson. The Woollahra store is … Continue reading

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The Perfect Post Christmas Panacea. Turkish Apple Tea with Raspberries, Hibiscus, Lemon and Mint.

Feeling a little fragile this morning. After a full day of festive feasting. We had a wet, dreary, rainy Christmas Day but hardly noticed. Our theme courtesy of the gorgeous Cate. White and bright. Joyous and uplifting. Today we woke … Continue reading

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Cool as a Christmas Cucumber Canapé. Viviane’s Tzatziki Rolls.

It’s the countdown to Christmas. Lots of last-minute get togethers. Here’s a very easy canapé idea. A de-constructed tzatziki. I stumbled upon this fabulous canapé idea on Viviane’s gorgeous blog @ Down Under. Viviane is French and hails from New Zealand. Just across the ditch. But we … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Popolo. Zucchini Frittata with Mint and Pecorino

We all know that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, but how many of us skip breakfast because we’re simply not hungry or too busy to take time in the morning to eat? I remember … Continue reading

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A Taste of Summer. Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with Seafood and a Lime Dipping Sauce

How ironic! I wrote this post last night when the weather was warm and balmy. What a difference a day makes! Temperatures have dropped, there has been a steady drizzle of rain all morning. What’s more we are  bracing for afternoon storms. … Continue reading

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Spinach and Three Cheese Pie. Not Quite Spanakopita. Not Quite Quiche

We returned from our visit to Canberra with a carload of  fresh, seasonal vegetables courtesy of my father’s garden: asparagus, beetroot, celery, cauliflower, spring onions, spinach, silverbeet, rocket, lettuce, raddicchio, snow peas and parsley. Beautiful organic produce in copious quantities. My children adore my … Continue reading

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Quintessentially Spring. Broad Bean, Pea and Mint Bruschetta with Pecorino

I really do try to make an effort to eat produce that is ripe and in season; its bursting with flavour, good for you and doesn’t need too much fussing about in its preparation. Spring has well and truly arrived  here in Sydney, … Continue reading

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