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Lunch: I’ve just rediscovered my obsession with chorizo. I’d first come to love it on a trip to Barcelona many moons ago but it’s one of those ingredients I had somehow managed to forget. It wasn’t until a month or so ago that I had rediscovered these Spanish smallgoods after making Jamie Oliver’s delicious Tomato & Chorizo salad. Whenever possible, I try to cook in-season and as we’re now in the full-swing of an Australian autumn, I thought I’d use some lovely fresh Leeks from the market. I love the

Happy Valentine’s day my lovely readers! Did anyone get spoilt with chocolate or flowers? Well today is one of the most commercially hyped days of the year and once again I’m completely sucked in. Nothing like a bit of love and romance to spice things up a little I say. Awwww… and yes, I love my red roses I received. Thank you Sebby (even if you did need a little prod ;-p ). This weekend we popped over to the Camberwell market for a little snoop around. Boy there were

Last week I popped down to the Vic Markets to buy our weekly meat & veg. After every visit I always wonder why I bother with supermarkets when there are such amazing markets right on the doorstep. Everything is so cheap and the produce is far fresher than anything you’d find in the shops.  Not only that, but there’s so much choice – I always seem to find different varieties of vegetables that you’d never find in conventional supermarkets.     No trip down to the Vic markets would be

Chicken & Leek Pie

…this is what I finished my amazing Sunday off with. Chin chin…here’s to this weekend!     Chicken & Leek Pie olive oil 1 leek, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped Salt & Pepper 1/2 cup white wine 1 carrot, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 large chicken breast 200ml cream 200ml milk 2 tbsp flour Puff pastry, store bought, thawed 1. Preheat oven to 200°C 2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add leek, onion and garlic and stir until browned. Add diced chicken and