Author Archives: amygannon

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry season signifies the beginning of summer here in New Hampshire.  This year we opened the Cedar Circle Farm at 7am, jammin’ with their background music of The Grateful Dead, and within one hour my pickers were finished and we had … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Laksa

Ok, so I’ve now become obsessed with finding and/or making the perfect laksa.  It is my new go to comfort food and I just can’t get enough.  I’ve eaten it out at 4 different restaurants in Manly and plan to … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Spinach Salad

I saw this recipe in the New York Times this week and had to try it! First it is a salad that can be served as a main course and second I’ve never made roasted chickpeas and really have wanted to … Continue reading

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Curry Laksa

I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the huge influence that Asia has on modern day Australian food.  I’ve learned a few new dishes and new names for old favorites.  (For example, ‘Dim Sum’ is called ‘Yum Cha’.)  With all of the … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Soup

We started making this recipe about a year ago and it is a family favorite.  The kids absolutely love it with crackers or garlic soldiers.  My husband and I put a swirl of truffle oil and pepper on top – … Continue reading

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Thai Chili Dipping Sauce

When visiting Thailand, my Mom and I ate fried rice every chance we had, and it was always served with Chili Dipping Sauce. Makes about 1/2 cup. Keeps for 3 weeks in the frig.  Recipe from The Best of Vietnamese and … Continue reading

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Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Bars

It’s about time I put this recipe up, we make them every week.  My interpretation of the crazy maze of what is ok and not for food is everything in moderation and homemade it better than prepackaged, especially for kids … Continue reading

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Poached Egg & Salsa on Turkish Toast

This is our latest twist on poached eggs, and it is definitely worth trying.  The salsa is made first and adds a really fresh flavor to the poached eggs.  I’m not sure if Turkish Toast is readily available in the … Continue reading

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Thai Fried Rice

This has slowly crept in and is now a an official member of our rotation – I only say official since my not spicy 8 year old ate a huge bowl! I’ve made it a habit of always making too … Continue reading

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Sick Soup

Well it happened, 6 months after being here in Australia, we have one down (fever 102)!  Never fear though, sick soup is here.  This is our tried and true soup that my Mom always made us when we were sick, … Continue reading

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