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Gyoza (Japanese Pork Dumplings)

This super tasty Japanese snack is packed with juicy minced pork and seriously tasty umami flavour. Steam fry your very own homemade Gyoza (Japanese Pork Dumplings) until crispy, chewy, golden brown and enjoy. Oh yeah!

Gyoza (Japanese Pork Dumplings) - A recipe guaranteed to win snack or dinner time. Filled with pork, cabbage and soy flavour just waiting to be dipped in a side of ponzu. Yum! | wandercooks.com

So… we’ll let you in on a little secret.

We’re sorta, kinda, maybe just a little bit totally ADDICTED to dumplings.

Doesn’t even matter if they’re big or small, spicy Asian style or savoury European dumplings. We love them all.

But we especially love these funky little gyoza – aka Japanese Pork Dumplings.

I mean, just look at them… sitting here in all their crispy steam fried glory. Tell me you wouldn’t eat them all RIGHT NOW if you could.

Yeah. That’s what I thought. 😛

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Easy Moussaka Greek Vegetable Bake

Easy Moussaka Greek Vegetable Bake is packed with eggplant and zucchini for a warming, nourishing and totally satisfying dinner. We’ve cut a few corners on this 300 year old recipe to bring you a simplified version, using our homemade pasta sauce and a quick and easy béchamel white sauce.

Easy Moussaka Greek Vegetable Bake - Roasting, frying, simmering and baking all the glorious flavours into this centuries old dish is a dinner delight like no other. Best part - it's SO easy. | wandercooks.com

Okay so, we’ll fess up. It might have taken us a wee bit longer to cook AND shoot this recipe than we estimated.

Deciding to start a little later in the afternoon, our meek and clouded sun disappeared on us. FAST.

(Winter is definitely almost here in Australia!)

Instead of this moussaka basking in the natural light we’re used to, we had our very first shoot with artificial light – including  our trusty super bright white LED bulb that we had made for us on our Chiang Mai travels.

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Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce From Scratch

Ditch the jars and get ready to whip up a batch of your very own Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce From Scratch.  It’s way easier than you might think, and WAY TASTIER too thanks to ripe red tomatoes and a hit of fresh basil. Serve over pasta as-is, or use as a base for other sauces, toppings or even slathered over your next homemade pizza.

Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce From Scratch - An Italian must-know recipe, this is easy homemade sauce at its best. Ditch the jar, pizza and pasta for dinner will never be the same. Vegan. | wandercooks.com

Sarah’s birthday is coming up this week! Cue the cheesy grins. 😀 😀 😀

Since one day is never enough for a decent birthday (in my humble opinion 😛 ), our friends and I planned a few birthday surprises to kick things off a few days early.

And why not? Birthdays only come around once a year right?

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Easy-As Aussie Homemade Beef & Thyme Sausage Rolls

Crispy, flaky pastry wrapped around a soft, savoury meat filling is always a recipe for delicious success. Aussie Beef & Thyme Sausage Rolls are super quick and easy to prepare, and keep well in the freezer. You’ll always be prepared with a tasty snack next time your friends pop in for a random catch-up.

Easy Homemade Beef & Thyme Sausage Rolls - Born in Australia, the little crunchy Aussie bite-size snacks are perfect for lunch, dinner or a whole party! Serve with tomato sauce for extreme yumminess. | wandercooks.com

Waaay back in primary school days, well before the healthy fruits and salads took over, there were two humble Australian foods loved by kids everywhere.

You could either be a Sausage Roll Fan or a Meat Pie Fan, and it was like an unspoken code:

You could NEVER be both.

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Slovenian Sausage & Vegetable Barley Soup (Ričet)

For those times in life when you NEED a thick, hearty and nourishing soup to set everything right in the world. This Slovenian Sausage & Vegetable Barley Soup is super warming on a cold winter’s night, or make in advance for a lazy dinner after a busy day.

Slovenian Sausage & Vegetable Barley Soup (Ričet) - Thick, hearty and nourishing, this soup is packed full of warming flavour and healthy nutrients. It can also be prepared vegetarian or vegan. | wandercooks.com

Sooo many people ask us: ‘What’s your favourite country?’

(Do you guys know how tough that is to answer?? 😛 )

Seriously though, thirty countries down and the decision only becomes harder.

When you make us choose, I guess Vietnam and Japan are both right up there on our list, coming in equal first place for their mouth-watering cuisines and incredible cultures.

I know I know, still not technically a choice there, but at least we narrowed it down, right?!

And yet…

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