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Travelling in Australia

Here are some tips for visiting Australia. Most flights arrive in Sydney. This post is about Sydney and Canberra   Canberra People who come to Australia and miss out on visiting the capital city Canberra miss out on seeing a unique cultural place with beautiful nature and many museums with free entry. New Parliament House […]

Living in Ecuador

I have been living in Ecuador for a few months. I will share some of the things that I have noticed while living here and working as a teacher. Ecuadorian chocolate is the best chocolate in the world. My favourite brand is Hoja Verde. Many jobs have a minibus that brings their employees to work […]

Risotto

Cocinado en microondas 1 cebolla, troceada en cuadritos 2 cucharadas de aceite de oliva 4 lonjas de tocino cortado (opcional) 1 taza de arroz de risotto/arborio 2 & 1/2 tazas de caldo de gallina 1 zanahoria troceada en cuadritos 1/2 zucchini troceada 3 champiñones cortados 1/2 taza de maíz dulce 1/4 taza de piñones (o […]

Black sticky rice pudding

500g black sticky rice 1 panadus leaf tied in a knot 1 cup crushed dark palm sugar 1 large mango 2 cups coconut milk 1/2 cup coconut cream Serves 4 Rinse rice under cold water Heat the rice with 1 litre water and the panadus leaf until boiling then simmer gently for 10 minutes until […]

Lemon Cheesecake

250g pack Arnotts Nice Biscuits finely crushed 125g butter Biscuit base: Mix together the crushed biscuits and butter Press the biscuit base into two lined pie dishes Lemon jelly crystals 1/3 cup lemon juice 2/3 cup boiling water 125g packet creamcheese 375mL tin evaporated milk (chilled in the freezer for 2+ hours) 1 cup sugar […]

Chocolate Weetbix Slice

1 cup crushed weetbix (or cornflakes) 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa 150g melted butter Preheat the oven to 180’C Put the weetbix, self raising flour, brown sugar and coconut in a mixing bowl Add the melted butter and stir until combined Press the mix […]

Spaghetti Bolognaise

1 onion 1 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon garlic 300g minced beef 2 mushrooms 1/3 of a broccoli 1 carrot 1 tin of tomatoes 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs 1/2 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/2 packet of dried spaghetti Parmesan cheese for serving Parsley (optional) Dice onion Brown the onion in a frypan […]