Monthly Archives: February 2015

A quiet period

This is a short post to let you know that I have entered a quiet period as far as blogging is concerned. I have to undertake a substantial administrative task on behalf of my family of origin over the next … Continue reading

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Tasty sandwich for a growing girl

In Melbourne, chicken and mayonnaise sandwiches, cut into ‘ribbons’, have long been part of the standard light lunch or afternoon tea served at social functions, from christenings to funerals and much that occurs between those two bookends-of-a-life. We’re pretty fond … Continue reading

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Indian summer quail

So, to finish posting about our weekend of late-summer cooking, here is the story of what we did with the two quail that we brought home from Donati’s. Many of the world’s cuisines include dishes made with quail. Until now, … Continue reading

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Late summer seasonal saucery

We’re into the last official month of summer here in Melbourne and we’ve been told to expect a very warm end to the season. That’s not unusual; it’s just that this summer has been un-seasonally mild, yet irritatingly dry (if … Continue reading

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