salmon skin crackling – how to get the perfect crispy skin every time


Seriously, trying to be healthy is hard work and to be honest a little inconvenient and it’s not like I’m even trying to be healthy 100% of the time.  Let me take one example, since the new year I’ve been trying to increase my water intake to the recommended 2 litres a day. Well…I’m not sure how you people do it.  I’m fairly sure that this initiative has decreased my productivity by at least 25%.  I am constantly running back and forth from the bathroom and I’ve even downloaded an app that tells you where the nearest public loo is just in case I get into a little pickle, tragic!

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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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Salmon tarator style

Don’t you love it when every now and then social injustices right themselves? Unfortunately I can’t really entertain you with the details of the situation I encountered last week as much as I am dying to but let’s just say I left work last week doing one (or maybe several) fist pumps! Hells yeah.

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