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23 August, 2012

Prawn, Avocado & Mango Cocktail for 2

Prawn, Avocado & Mango Cocktail for 2
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Is there anything as retro-fashionable as a prawn cocktail? Just hearing the name conjures up images of Mary Quant miniskirts, Yves Saint Laurent’s Mondrian Shift Dress and Emilio Pucci’s Braniff hostess uniforms. Simply fabulous, FABULOUS dahlings!

18 August, 2012

A Week of Desserts

A Week of Desserts
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We have been indulging our sweet tooth (teeth?) this week and we’re not complaining!!!!!!! Carol’s Mini Meringue Nests with Mixed Berries & Strawberry Coulis

5 July, 2012

Cookie Love

Cookie Love
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I’m a rule breaker.  In particular, I like breaking my own rules.  At Mother, we’re definitely ANTI-artificial anything but these Itty Bitty Cookie Hearts are definitely glowing in glorious TechniEcolour!   It was hard to resist making these little munchkins for a children’s birthday party and I suppose once a year is ok?  <hangs head in shame> Perhaps everyone will
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15 June, 2012

Nutella Brownie Cookies

Nutella Brownie Cookies
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The start of a new business means many, many nights in.  It’s strange because when I was fantasizing about starting up Mother I had imagined effortless days in a cute retro office wearing cute retro outfits, and lovely evenings swanning about at various events (always in a perfect dress, and with perfect hair).  Fact, as well as
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6 June, 2012

Cherry Tomato Salad: A Roasted Reprise

Cherry Tomato Salad: A Roasted Reprise
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Does anyone feel that cherry tomatoes have been elbowed out of the way by their hybrid cousins, the grape tomato?  While I admit that grape tomatoes are much nicer to eat raw, being sweeter with a lower “squirt factor” (don’t you just love that term?) in a neat one-bite package,  I do feel a little sorry for the
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26 May, 2012

Salmon Fishcakes

Salmon Fishcakes
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Hmm.  This recipe doesn’t have an interesting story behind it.  I just wanted an excuse to cook Japanese karé because it’s brown, tasty and has lots of sauce.  

19 May, 2012

A Little Love from Food+Travel Magazine

A Little Love from Food+Travel Magazine
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The friendly folks at Food & Travel Magazine have featured your dear old Mother in their latest issue!  Food & Travel is a local monthly dedicated to cooking and travelling.   It’s packed with loads of recipes, fine wine and gorgeous photography.  We’re ecstatic to be included in their beautiful pages!