Sandwiches: the classic chicken sandwich


Chicken and Lettuce between Bread

Let’s talk sandwiches. School Sandwich I gave up on sandwiches for a while – I had lived on Vegemite and Kraft cheese sandwiches at school for so long. It was the ultimate school lunchbox go to sandwich in Australia in the late 70’s.  I am sure I thought that I was cool having the cheese … Continue reading Sandwiches: the classic chicken sandwich

Mediterranean Dip: Whipped Feta with charred tomatoes


whipped feta dip with charred tomatoes

Over the weekend I tried a lovely homemade spinach and feta dip at my neighbours. This inspired me to create my own mediterranean whipped feta dip. I then found a NY times whipped feta recipe which further inspired me.  This is my take on Sarah Jampel’s published recipe though I have tweaked it and converted … Continue reading Mediterranean Dip: Whipped Feta with charred tomatoes

Chilli Jam


I make chilli jam often. It is difficult to write a true recipe because I always make it a little differently than the time before. Initially, I was inspired by Christine Manfield‘s recipe for chilli jam which I used to follow to the letter when I would cook up huge batches in Indonesia. My Indonesian … Continue reading Chilli Jam