A Touch of Spice

A Touch of SpiceSo I've been allowed to have a bit of a play in the kitchen - and I thought that I would have a play with Moroccan Spices; turmeric, coriander, cumin, ginger. I was surprised at how quickly the meal came together (although I did marinate the meat the night before). If you're looking for something with lots of flavour and the something which is ready in less than 20 minutes (20 MINUTES!!) than this dish is for you.Moroccan Lamb and Apricot CouscousSpiced Moroccan Lamb3 lamb back-straps (or lamb fillets)1/2 cup apricot nectar...more

Fig Happy

Fig HappyPhillip's parents have a quant little garden out the back, filled with lots of fresh produce. Things like lettuce, shallots, garlic, spinach and tomatoes - along with a fig tree and an olive tree. Each evening I meander through the garden and peruse the fig tree for fruit ready for eating.The figs are just coming into season and I can't wait for the first plump and juicy fig to be ready!...more

Big Fan of Figs

Big Fans of FigsIf you're also a fan of figs you may enjoy some of these delightful fig recipes that I have found on foodbuzz through some of my friends:BrowneyedBaker - contributed a lovely post on Fig and Walnut Biscotti. I love a good biscotti and this one sounds delightful! They may even be baked and given as gifts for Christmas presents for some of my friends....more