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Dandelion Salad

Walking along the bike track on the Pleiße river one afternoon I spotted a family getting off their bikes, and heading into the knee-deep grass to search for something. No, it wasn’t the dog’s ball, and this time it wasn’t mushrooms either. They were collecting wild greens. Flicking through my book on wild foods in…

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Roasted Stonefruit Frozen Yoghurt

Stone fruit and icecream are two of the greatest pleasures of summer. A combination of the two is ultimately tempting, as I’m sure Deeba of Passionate About Baking knows. Her fruity desserts are tempting anytime, but it’s her Roasted Peach and Plum Icecream that has had me drooling for months. Hung yoghurt is another of…

Woodfired Pizza and Kebab

I’ve been becoming increasingly concerned that this blog is getting a little vegetarian. I thought I should try to restore the balance a bit… That’s an iskender kebab from Woodfired Pizza and Kebab in Chatswood. It’s made up of cut up Lebanese bread, sliced tomatoes, yoghurt, tomato sauce, a bit of parsley, lots and lots…

Homemade Yoghurt

Plain yoghurt makes a good topping for cereal, but it’s even nicer if you mix it with mashed banana and honey.  It’s also handy for savoury dishes.  Mix with cucumber and coriander to cool your mouth when you eat curry.  I’ve even watered it down and added salt to make ayran to drink, I’d love…