Thick & Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Prosciutto, Apple & Gruyere Grilled Cheese

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I’ve been struggling to think of what to say in this post. You might have noticed that I’ve been MIA for the last little while, with Finn (graciously) picking up the slack. Usually we each post a new recipe twice a week, but I haven’t been able to bring myself to do a full post,… 

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Squash Arancini with Apple-Fennel Slaw & Stone Ground Mustard

Squash Arancini with Apple Fennel Slaw & Stone Ground Mustard

Here I am doubling up recipes again. Due to my general discomfort with wasting food, I love taking one recipe and then using the leftovers to make a completely new one. ‘Stone soups’ abound in my house, never to be recreated quite the same again- it’s my most tried and true clean-out-the-fridge method, particularly when… 

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Turkey Leek Pot Pie with Walnut & Sage Stuffed Puff-Pastry

Turkey Leek Pot Pie with Sage & Walnut Studded Puff-Pastry

It’s that turkey time of year. My family doesn’t usually do turkey for Christmas so we usually go above and beyond over Thanksgiving. This year we had a truly massive bird- 12.5 kg! (that’s 27.5 lbs for our American neighbours) Probably a little much, even for 7 people, but we made good use of the… 

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Butternut Squash Risotto with Smoked Bacon & Crispy Fried Sage

Butternut Squash Risotto with Smoked Bacon & Crispy Fried Sage

Before I dive right into the recipe… the Port and Fin family suffered a tragic loss late last week and we are still reeling from it. Posting might be a little light this week as a result, but we appreciate all your continued support during this difficult time. Lemony Snicket, author of the wildly popular… 

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Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

This simple dish tastes like ultimate comfort to me. For those of you not keen on spicy food- this one is excellent; delicately flavoured Indian chicken and rice with none of the bite (unless you add those optional chili pequins like I do, then it had a nice little hum of heat). When I was… 

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