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      Lamb Shanks Recipe 2 lamb shanks 2 garlic bulbs oregano 1 onion 1 celery stalk 1 carrot 1 tin of tomatoes 1/2 cup white wine 1-1.5 cups of beef stock Method: Heat oil in heavy-based saucepan.  Season lamb shanks with salt, oregano and garlic and seal until brown.  Remove lamb shanks and… 

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Raspberry Cheesecake Slice

cheesecake slice

Exercise has fallen somewhere behind children, uni assignments and blogging and I miss the effect it has on my brain because it somewhat resembles the town of Winterfell in there right now. Despite this one must eat and to soothe the war inside my head I find carbohydrates and refined sugars the perfect combatant.  Funny… 

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Simple Salsa Recipe


Mexican food is having quite the revival at the moment.  Personally I love anything involving guacamole and melted cheese but I’m even more enamoured with coriander. It’s a contentious herb.  A friend once coined it the “devil’s weed” so this salsa is probably not for him.  For anyone else not particularly impressed with the store… 

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Easy Peasy Zucchini Slice


This dish gets around.  In fact, it’s been flaunting its wares around our family parties for years yet somehow manages to keep its reputation in tact.  Probably because it’s healthy, the kids (usually) eat it and quick.  It’s a great “bring a plate” dish too. Grate 375 g (about 2) zucchinis and one onion.  Squeeze… 

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