8
Oct
2020
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This week I am

enjoying the beginning of spring, even as it lurches from winter to spring and backwards and forwards again until it is summer. The parsley is going to seed, the chervil is lush, the chives have multiplied, the not-long-planted thymes are...
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3
Sep
2020
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This week I have been

cooking Sher wagyu fillet of beef, in more ways than I imagined I would. What a challenge: what could I do with a whole fillet? These are the dishes I made: beef stroganoff;  Russian-style beef pies (pierogi, or piroshki); stir-fry...
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13
Aug
2020
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This week I am cooking

I’ve been cooking for weeks during COVID-19. And now we are confined to home in Victoria, I’m cooking more. Interesting, how my cooking has changed. No, not changed – my cooking habits have been reinforced. For a start, because I...
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3
Jul
2020
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This week I am

cooking with truffles. It’s the season, and it’s a very good season, too, in Western Australia (where most of Australia’s truffles are grown) and also in Victoria. Enough rain, enough cold weather, and lots of excellent truffles. It’s a hard...
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