Tofu Fritters

Simple to prepare! These were perhaps one of the tastier snacks I had along the busy streets of Bali.  I bought them from a young girl that prepared them in her big wok on one of the streets in Seminyak.  I  watched  her carefully preparing these little fritters, but I had no idea how her seasoning paste […]

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Thai Fried Rice & Roasted pineapple

My first Thai cooking lesson was at the Mandarin Oriental Thai cooking School in Bangkok.  I made my way early in the morning to the Hotel.   I took the Sky train (BTS) to the Taksin bridge and then walked to the pier.  There was a beautiful hotel barge waiting for all the students that were joining […]

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Layered Crispy Potatoes & Sage

What I like most about this recipe is the reward you receive.  Once the potatoes are done they look beautiful and the taste is fantastic.  This is a recipe that I have very few words to say … It is simple, delicious, and perfect! Ingredients 1 1/2 kg of  purple potatoes, do not peel them 1/3 cup olive oil salt […]

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Orange & Purple Pickled Baby Carrots

Support your local growers! Saturday morning is my time to visit one of the many weekend markets in Perth.  I like to arrive early when the market is not too crowded so I can lose myself in the labyrinth of stalls with seasonal fruits and vegetables.  Perth has so many of these markets which are scattered all over the city. Quite frankly,  the vegetables and […]

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Cheesy Macaroni & Spicy Pancetta

From the USA to Perth Gone are the days of intricate food on your table.  My guess is that the next food trends will be home meals, comfort food, eating at your local restaurants, growing your own herbs and vegetables in gardens and balconies, and using locally produced ingredients in your kitchen. When colds winter nights arrive and a hint of […]

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Tom’s Grilled Argentinian Peppers

  This is a simple no fuss recipe that will make a great summer dish.  To cook your peppers on the BBQ, just break the eggs and season!  This recipe is a real topic of conversation.  Your guest will love looking at them in anticipation and then dipping their bread in the soft egg yolks. Ingredients 4 red peppers, cut in […]

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