Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sumac and Asparagus Couscous, Yoghurt Sauce, and Apple and Fennel Salad

A beautiful roast chicken should be served with sides that compliment it and round out all the flavours. These sides are actually good enough to have by themselves. K and I had the sumac and asparagus couscous with some spiced … Continue reading

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Sumac and Thyme Chicken with Pomegranate Glaze

This is not your normal roast chicken. I don’t know about you, but I find that 90% of the time roast chicken is boring and bland, and the other 10% of the time it is so salty and fatty I … Continue reading

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Smoky Eggplant and Roasted Garlic with Caraway Soup

This week will feature the dinner I made for my Dad’s birthday. It was a sort of Middle Eastern, Citrus/Pomegranate themed evening, except for the dessert which is a unique LAB invention. I’ll post the courses in order throughout the … Continue reading

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First Half Marathon

I ran my first half marathon last night, although that probably isn’t right because it implies it was an organised event, really I just went for a really long evening run. Although there were lots of people at the start … Continue reading

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Brunch Punch: Raspberry and Cranberry Soda

This drink is for my Northern hemisphere friends because it is really not the weather for it right now. I know that a Brisbane winter is warmer than most Canadian or English summers so this is still good some sunny … Continue reading

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Caraway Chicken Burgers

I don’t really remember where this recipe came from, or rather, I don’t know when I invented it. I remember trying to recreate a chicken burger I once had on Portobello Rd in London that was juicy, spiced and delicious, … Continue reading

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