Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fettucine with Beetroot

Beetroot with pasta sounds like an odd combination but, cooked in this way, the grated beetroot has a wonderful nutty flavour. It couldn’t be any more different to the canned pickled beetroot that you buy. This very simple recipe also produces a dish with … Continue reading

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Chicken Caesar Meatball Sub

Trust me when I say that my photos really don’t do this recipe justice. I couldn’t help it – the sub looked so good I was rushing to eat it! These subs would make a great family lunch as they … Continue reading

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Sausage and Lentil Simmer

This is a very easy meal to put together and it only requires one pan to cook – ideal for anyone who doesn’t have a dishwasher. It also produces a great smell in the kitchen as it simmers away. Another good … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Prawn Spring Rolls

I’ve never attempted to make spring rolls before in any form, but this version is very tasty and not too difficult to make. They are actually made with filo (phyllo) pastry rather than traditional spring roll wraps, and are then baked in … Continue reading

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Perth Good Food & Wine Show

I’m late with posting this weekend because I spent all day yesterday at the Perth Good Food & Wine Show. It was the first time that I had been to the show, and I was surprised at how busy it … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Cake

I created this cake to enter the Lurpak Butter Challenge – a recipe competition to find great ways to use Lurpak Butter. The competition is just about to enter the judging phase, so I will let you know how I … Continue reading

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Spicy Sticky Chops with Crispy Coriander Potatoes – by Brian

I love Indian food but my wife is not such a fan, so I tried to find a recipe that included the right spices, but not the heat that sometimes can overpower Indian dishes. I took a couple of recipes … Continue reading

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Fisherman’s Pasta

I’m sorry – I know that my last post was a pasta recipe, but I’m hoping you will forgive me because it is quite different to this one. I came up with this pasta dish about a month ago with … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken Pasta Salad

Are you having a BBQ this weekend? Sometimes I find it hard to figure out what to serve in the way of salad when I have a BBQ. Lettuce and tomato is boring, but I often can’t be bothered to … Continue reading

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