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Noodle Salad – for you and the kiddies

Noodle Salad – for you and the kiddies

I had a ‘eureka’ moment this evening thinking about what to make myself for dinner. Uppermost in my mind had been my recent trip to Sydney and seeing my daughter having the same dilemma I used to go through – feeding the children (aged 2 and 4)...
Broad Bean Salad

Broad Bean Salad

The mainstay of my garden during the late winter and early spring has been broad beans – I just love them.  I love the way they look in my garden and I love the way they taste. The plants are about 2 metres high, full of delicately blushed flowers and abuzz with...
Spanish Grilled Capsicum Salad

Spanish Grilled Capsicum Salad

My oldest friend lives in Spain.  We went to school together in the UK, she married a Spaniard and lives in Barcelona with her four children,  and I married in the UK and came to live in Australia as a young woman.  Over 20 years ago my husband and I took our kids on...