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  • I feel barley is versatile enough to be served warm or at room temperature, as in this terrific salad with beetroot, coriander and pomegranate arils..
    beetroot cashews salad

    Warm barley beetroot salad

    This warm barley beetroot salad has it all, crunchy cashew bits, pomegranate arils and is tossed in a tangy lime and olive oil.  Perfect for a week-day lunch! Winter is nearly here for us…

    June 15, 2018
  • soba noodles with prawn
    Cooking Mushrooms Prawn salad

    Soba noodles with prawns

    I often wonder what kind of dinner served on the family dinner table would not cause the brows of the boys to be furred up and dinner would proceed with the minimum of fuss…

    November 26, 2017
  • Mango salad with jalapeno dresssing
    Featured salad

    Mango Salad with Jalapeno dressing

    I know it’s spring when the  warmer sun and bewitching scent of new blooms in my garden starts to lure me. Our garden just comes alive from a dead patch. A narrow strip in…

    October 30, 2017
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    Chicken salad

    Spring Salads

     An Ode to Spring- From the wafting fragrance of primroses To the delicate dewdrops that adorn the grass blades The wild mating calls of the Kookaburras & the early morning mist that delicately caresses…

    September 30, 2017
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    Sesame prawn salad

    Blogging is becoming more intense and is overpowering me and I just feel I cannot concentrate on other things except for cooking more and more and sharing it with all of you my online…

    April 5, 2008