Category Archives: Food

Greek inspired salads Part II: Watermelon and feta salad

The Greeks would serve watermelon with feta cheese after a meal as a light fruit and cheese combination that brings the meal to a lovely closure. They can’t be more right with the watermelon and feta combination. They sing together … Continue reading

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Greek inspired salads Part I: Greek salad

Okay, I’ve got a confession to make. I used to think very little of Greek salads. To me, Greek salad has always been the Aquaman of all salads (forgive my Big Bang Theory reference); it is one salad that I … Continue reading

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Quick and easy pickled watermelon rind

Watermelons can be found virtually in every part of the world. It is much loved in the tropical countries because it is a great way to counter the heat. I love having watermelon juice after a workout session as it … Continue reading

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Gougères, French cheese puffs

Gougères are traditionally French cheese pâte à choux, savoury ones so to speak. While I tend to favour the sweeter variety of choux (like choux à la crème), I have taken a recent liking to these bite-sized savoury ones so … Continue reading

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Banana bread

I’ve never been a fan of bananas. They are overly sweet and mushy for my liking. I don’t even like banana desserts like banana chocolate cake. However, after being introduced to the banana bread in Sydney by my dear friend … Continue reading

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