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Peanut Butter & Ginger Builder’s Biscuits Recipe

Regular readers will know that the TIFFIN kitchen and surrounds are in renovation mode. After waiting a long time for building to commence, we were unexpectedly catapulted ahead of schedule. Every day for the past few weeks our builder, Robert and his trusty assistant Mario, have been visiting the house on a daily basis preparing… Read more

Filed in: Baking, Baking & Dessert

‘Mele Kalikimaka…

…is the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day.’It was a rude shock to race into the supermarket at 7.30pm on a Tuesday evening and hear Bing Crosby crooning to the one or two souls wandering the aisles.  It was the first real reminder for me that Christmas is not long away.  It’s… Read more

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Grand Slam – Golden Fields

*** THIS VENUE HAS NOW CLOSED *** I was originally going to call this post ‘Holy Trinity’ but if you follow the series, you’ll find out why there was a name change.  I’ve spoken before about how I’m a big fan of Andrew McConnell’s work, both in the kitchen and in service at the table. … Read more

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Give yourself over to absolute pleasure….

…swim the warm waters of sins of the flesh. So begins the opening refrain of ‘Don’t Dream It, Be It’ from that camp classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Never have the lines of a song so aptly described the state of mind and even being when you commit to making Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Peanut… Read more

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Golden Fields – St Kilda

*** THIS VENUE HAS NOW CLOSED *** I tell you I don’t review restaurants that often and here I am again, reviewing another.  A recent trip to Melbourne allowed me to tick another restaurant off the list using my ‘solo dining’ theory.  ‘Golden Fields’ conjures up a vision of a rosy cheeked Chinese peasant in… Read more

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