Lamb, harissa and almond sausage rolls

The last few days I’ve been feeling a little uninspired.  The words are just not flowing like they normally do – my first case of ‘blogger’s block’.  I’m fairly sure it’s just because I’ve been crazy busy and haven’t had an opportunity to even think about what I might write about today.  However, this doesn’t mean I don’t have a mouth-watering recipe for you to try.  Over the weekend, I catered my first event – YAY.  My best friend Immy’s gorgeous parent’s 40th wedding anniversary – amazing right?  I just hope that when the Dr and I hit our 40th wedding anniversary our kids (that are currently just a twinkle in the Dr’s eye) will be just as thoughtful to throw us a party to celebrate such a milestone occasion.

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Cypriot grain salad – best salad ever….

Over the Easter weekend, the Dr and I with a few friends, went to Hellenic Republic.  I’m not sure why, but I had never been there until now (yeah, crazy, I know).  Anyway, I’m not here to do a review and anyway I’m probably the last person in Melbourne who hasn’t eaten there so what’s the point right?  The reason for me talking about Mr ‘I eat like a neanderthal’s’ establishment is that they had a salad there that was absolutely to die for and guess what…super healthy to  boot.  You really just felt the goodness as you were eating it, full of grains, nuts, and seeds it had such a killer flavour and texture.  So, I’ve recreated the dish for you guys and I hope you enjoy it just as much as we did.

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What do you think of my buns?

Every year hot cross buns and easter eggs seem to appear on the supermarket shelves earlier and earlier.  I’m fairly sure that they just remove the mince pies from christmas and replace them with the hot cross buns. I wouldn’t be surprised if we got to the point where they will be available all year round.  This would piss me off as I love the anticipation of waiting for things to come in season to enjoy them often for a short amount of time.  Now before I get on my high-horse I should make a confession….

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