This is a recipe that I stole from a friends mum about 28 years ago, I have passed this on to my sister, my parents, friends, pets and they all cook it and they all love it! It’s not even a recipe it’s like two ingredients and five steps. This is the perfect dish to … More French Onion Lamb Chops!
A classic Italian dish which I’m sure we’ve all enjoyed before and probably made from some recipe that your mum’s mum used to make or your Italian mate at school’s Nonna’s secret version. There are literally thousands of recipes for bolognese sauces out there but I suppose that time poor mums and dads need a simple quick … More Spaghetti Bolognese!
Basa fillets are a sweet white fish that’s very versatile and very, very cheap, about $5.50 kg from most supermarket delis, which equates to four huge fillets! I can get at least three meals out of a kilogram of Basa fillets and that’s for a family of four. Steamed, poached, fried in beer batter … More Fish cakes!
Winter in Victoria is cold and the perfect time for lamb shanks. I have cooked lamb shanks many ways including my mum’s version which I believe was her mothers version too. It’s a barley broth style loaded with root vegetables, delicious but the lamb looks sort of grey although so, so tender and sticky just … More Maple glazed lamb shanks!
One of my favourite go to sauces is aioli, delicious with so many dishes and so easy to make. I have been using the same mayonnaise recipe for years, I believe it’s a Donna Hay recipe, meaning it’s going to be good and only uses a few ingredients. I use this as the base for any aioli … More Lemon & Garlic Aioli!
Winter is coming and that means it’s time for roasts and casseroles and stews, slow cooked yummy stuff and my favourite cold weather thing, soup! Don’t make it complicated , keep it simple with a few key ingredients, good stock and seasoning, done! I never go to the grocer or farmers market with a soup in … More Parsnip & Saffron Soup!
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The cold weather is on it’s way and nothing else can warm the cockles more than a homemade soup. Served with Gruyere toasts or a crusty roll a soup can be a meal in itself, meaty, veggie, hearty, chunky or smooth I hope to make one soup a…