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Nem-chua-–-Vietnamese-fermented-pork-rolls

Nem chua – Vietnamese fermented pork rolls

My mother was making nem chua (pronounced: nem joo) last week so I quickly took the opportunity to document the process of making this much loved snack. For those who aren't familiar with nem chua,...

Julie and Julia: Mastering the Art of French food blogging Competition plus recipe for...

In celebration of the upcoming release of Julie & Julia, and thanks to Sony Pictures, I have one very exciting competition for JENIUS readers. If you don't know anything about this movie, here's the synopsis: Meryl...
Oxtail, stewed with vegetables, served with dumplings.

Nelson Mandela’s Favourite Oxtail Stew and Dumplings

Nobel Peace Prize Winner. Human Rights Warrior. Peace Icon. Nelson Mandela was born Rolihlahla Mandela on this day in 1918. He was given the Christian name Nelson on his first day at school - a...
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Christmas at home

Welcome back! I hope ya'll had many delicious moments during the break. To kick off a new year of blogging, I thought it would only make sense to firstly conclude 2008 with my family Christmas...
Cookbook-review-Paella-by-Alberto-Herraiz-(plus-a-recipe)

Cookbook review: Paella by Alberto Herraiz (plus a recipe)

Paella.I don't think there is a dish more synonymous with Spanish cuisine. Paella is also the title of a new cookbook (Phaidon Press, 2011) by chef Alberto Herraiz. And you guessed it, this publication,...
Meatballs-with-leftover-vegetable-juice-pulp

Recipe: Meatballs with leftover vegetable juice pulp

Much like the trend of eating an animal from head to tail, over the last year, I've become increasingly conscious of living a more sustainable lifestyle. I make a real effort to minimise food...

Product Review: SodaStream Source + Three Homemade Cordial Recipes

Sparkling water used to be a luxury reserved for dining out, but in the past few years, a noticeable portion of my grocery budget seemed to consist of cases of imported sparkling water. At...

Élan’s Caribbean Flavours + Recipes for Caribbean glazed ham and cheat’s jerk chicken +...

   The caribbean, for me, often conjures up images for smoking barbecues, sunshine, and beautiful scantily-clad people. Whether that's truly the case, I have no idea. But we can pretend right?  So when I got a...
iftar

Ramadan, Iftar and my Lahm Bi’ajeen

I like food. Like, really like food. So growing up, I never particularly enjoyed fasting. For one whole month, every year, my family and I (and roughly 1.2 billion other poor, hungry souls around...
Pork Burger Recipe from Urban Harvest

Urban Harvest Cookbook

Since being founded by Ronni Kahn in 2004, OzHarvest has saved 11,972 tonnes of food from being wasted in Australia. Relying on donations for funding, the organisation takes food that would otherwise be thrown out from...

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