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Potato gnocchi with a sage burnt butter sauce

With the cold settling in and an upcoming trip to Italy next week, Sam and I have been craving Italian food. Gnocchi is something that is so simple, yet I am so scared that I won’t get it right. A … Continue reading

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Canh chua tamarind fish broth with elephant ear stems

I really love discovering new and different herbs, vegetables and spices as I generally spend countless days afterwards thinking how to incorporate them into dishes. I particularly like it when the vegetable or spice in question also has a very questionable name. … Continue reading

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Our perfect tempura

Tempura has got to be the most quintessential Japanese dish. Lightly battered, crispy fried vegetables and seafood – how could you not love it! Making tempura, good tempura isn’t easy and Sam and I uncovered  a few tricks whilst we … Continue reading

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Mussels cooked in fragrant lemongrass and coconut

Cooking mussels is one thing that is amazingly easy to cook, but I am often put off because of the amount of work involve with cleaning them. In Australia Sam and I discovered a brand of mussels that you can … Continue reading

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My perfect Salt & Pepper Squid

Who doesn’t like a bit of salt and pepper squid in their life? There’s something about something being lightly battered, fried crisp and served with a delicious dipping sauce that finds me gravitating towards this dish any time I see … Continue reading

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Beef Tataki with dashi enoki and ponzu sauce

There’s something about food cooked ‘tataki’  that really gets me excited. The Japanese word refers to meat or seafood prepared by marinading, searing on a hot grill, then sliced thinly. If prepared correctly the meat should be lighted seared on … Continue reading

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