Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013!

Wow, the whole December must have been on fast forward mode. In the food blogging world, there were many themed challenges this month, some of which I was able to participate (sorry Alan, didn’t get to do your Aspiring Bakers’ Challenge). While in the musical part of my life, it has been a mad run…

Pan Fried Salmon, Spinach Quinoa, and Mango Salsa

The first time I’ve ever had Quinoa was in Newmarket Hotel, St Kilda. At the time I didn’t know exactly what it was and thought it was a type of grain. Wrong. It’s actually a ‘grain-like’ crop grown for its seeds. Or so Wiki tells me. Even though it has been consumed by the Incas…