Author Archives: theLABkitchen

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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Drunken Lamb Stew

I made this stew while studying, which is sort of like being intoxicated; you can’t react appropriately in social situations, there is a complete loss of time, sometimes you’re needy and love everyone, you’re absent minded. Also, crucially, you need … Continue reading

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Pickled Jalapenos

Hi, I’m LAB and I’m addicted to chilli. At first I thought I was just enjoying something different, it’s wasn’t every day and it made things a bit more fun. But then I noticed that I was sneaking it at … Continue reading

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Chunky Bacon, Corn & Jalapeno Dip

This dip has more balls than an Ikea playpen – it’s not for the faint-hearted. It is absolutely jam packed full of flavour; each mouthful a surprise. Will it be crunchy or soft, sweet or salty, spicy or herby? You … Continue reading

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Spiced Tempeh with Quinoa Salad

Hi to Brunei Darussalam, Finland, Portugal, Zimbabwe and any other new viewers! It’s pretty cool to see all the countries that people come from who view your blog. This week I was especially excited to see that someone in Portugal … Continue reading

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Tropical Breakfast Boats

I eat fruit and yoghurt for breakfast almost every day. It’s delicious taking seasonal fruit with some plain yoghurt drizzled with honey. I find that I just don’t feel right when I eat something different; it’s just such a good … Continue reading

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Bacon and Tomato Breakfast

Are you looking for a quick, easy and delicious weekend breakfast? I’ve got one for you, but you have to trust me on it because it doesn’t look like much but it definitely tastes awesome. This breakfast is deceptive, only … Continue reading

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Parsnip and Blue Cheese Soup

Isn’t it strange how foods that you hated as a child become foods you love as an adult? I used to hate spicy food, now I like tabasco straight from a spoon, I used to hate sweet potato and now … Continue reading

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