Pumpkin Spiced Syrup

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA today. Thanksgiving is a holiday that I think I could get into. Eating, spending time with and giving thanks to loved ones and pumpkin pie. Yes, that is definitely something I could get into. I have tried the pum
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Slow Cooked Lamb and Fig Casserole with a Sumac Salad

A few weeks back, I told you about some of the things that I’m still not used to about Singapore. I can be a bit of a glass half empty kind of person, but don’t worry, today I have a whole bunch of things to tell you about Singapore that I love! Fair
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Beverage Series – White Chocolate Chai Tea

It’s absolutely pouring and dark outside as I write this and when it’s like this outside, for a moment, I can be tricked into thinking that it’s a cold and rainy day outside. Of course, it’s not – it’s still sticky and hot. I like the cold and
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Coconut Beef Curry

In Australia I used to subscribe to a lot of cooking magazines. Every time a new issue came out, I’d get a plastic wrapped treasure in my letterbox and I’d relish poring over them. I kept the vast majority of the magazines, especially my favourites l
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Mulled Wine Apple Crumble and The Wooden Spoons’ Pantry Essentials

Having a good stock of pantry essentials makes it so much easier to make something quickly for dinner. When we first moved over here, I was a bit lost with what to cook for dinner because not only was I getting used to the supermarkets here, but I al
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Sticky Peppercorn Pork Belly with Bashed Cucumbers and Coconut Rice

This peppercorn pork belly dish is inspired by a recipe that I made from the AWW Pressure Cooker cook book. The picture in the cook book has this amazing thick, caramelised sugar sauce on it, but I have no idea how you’d get that consistency when usi
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Small Batch Conserves and Pickles – Spiced Plum Jam

Small Batch Conserve and Pickling I love the idea of stirring a big pot of bubbling jam on a cold winter’s day and I also love that it’s not as hard as it’s made out to be. With a bit of patience, I’ve previously made big batches of
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Slow Cooked Pork with Cajun Spiced Sweet Potato Chips and Tangy Slaw

It was so hard choosing what to bring with us to Singapore. I don’t think we ended up bringing that much, although I was lucky enough to be able to bring quite a few boxes of cook books that I couldn’t live without. In hindsight, I wish we brou
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