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Indonesian Satés & Soul

Talk about melangés…talk about Indonesia and its delicious patchwork of influences from all over Asia – peanut sauces and hot chilies from Thailand, Vietnamese nam pla (fish sauce) and terasi (shrimp paste), Indian spices, Chinese stirfries… a conglomerate of tastes and techniques all rolled up. More often than not, a typical Indonesian meal combines sweet, sour, […]

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Peanut Butter Chicken

Cupboard love – you have to have it.  Those days when nothing will do but something simple. Guaranteed, full-proof. We all have some of those – the sandwich that quenches all hunger, the drinks that cool all thirsts and the chicken….. that satisfies the desire for creamy, succulent, fragrant and all with something straight from […]

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Greek salad extraordinaire

I have a recipe book, a recipe address book where I write down my recipes. The recipes that go in there are those that make the cut and hit the mark. Those recipes are forever immortalized in my food hall of fame. You’ll be glad to know that this salad has reigned there for almost a decade […]

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Dutch Mustard soup

Viva la Paris. This is a tribute to my friend, V who made it happen for me. In February, I went on my first ever real Mum-alone trip with  her and we had a fantastic 4-day trip, enjoying the sights and sounds of Paris. This post is about Mustard. Paris and Mustard. What’s the link?