Boeuf bourguignon

Boeuf bourguignon

Beef bourguignon  is a classic, hearty and rich meal which is a weekend indulgence. It seems like a lot of ingredients but you should have most of it in the cupboard anyway. It is a real entertainers meal and never fails to please. What you need olive oil 4 strips...

Peanut brittle

These are real treats and perfect for school lunch boxes, make peanut brittle and have it around the house in broken bits for any time snacks. I love peanut brittle but you can use walnuts or almonds for a different brittle. I have also been known to toss in some...
Sticky beef casserole

Sticky beef casserole

Sticky beef casserole will have you scraping the plate. There is coke in the casserole which makes the gravy unbelievably tasty. Its simple and quick to prepare using ingredients you will have in your cupboard.  You must try this recipe, there is some seriously good...
Yoghurt ice cream

Yoghurt ice cream

This is a little something special which goes very well with Hot desserts or just on its own. Try it with the improved Malva pudding. This is a real grans recipes from way back that takes a little time and patience but is so worth it. What you need 1 cup cream 1x 225g...
Spicy sausage meat pasta

Spicy sausage meat pasta

Any Italian friend you have will want to book a ticket home to see his gandma after having had a platefull of this delicious italian dish. This recipe is really fantastic and like most pasta recipes is very uncomplicated to make. What you need 2 punnets cherry...
Tempura

Tempura

Tempura must be one of our favorite indulgences and is all about the batter. You can cook almost any vegetable or shellfish tempura style. The crunch and bursts of flavor are seriously morish. Prawns are the real indulgence. What you need Peeled large prawns (leave...
Smoked salmon on crisp rosti

Smoked salmon on crisp rosti

Smoked salmon on crisp rosti is something very special if you get the rosti right. I’ve made thousands of rosti since I went to Austria some years back and finally got it right. Its a great lunch and a fantastic light dinner on a warm evening. This is plenty for...
Malva pudding

Malva pudding

This is soooo good and one of my all time favourite dessert recipes. Malva pudding is more of a winter dessert but if you have family that love food as much as we do and rich, hot, tasty desserts(not for weight watchers) that will take weeks of exercise to work off...
Lemon Meringue pie

Lemon Meringue pie

This lemon meringue pie recipe is a great old recipe from a school recipe book! Never fails and well worth it. I am all about easy recipes and lemon meringue pie made this way is both easy and delicious and will even impress your mother in law! Lemon meringue pies...
Perfect roast chicken

Perfect roast chicken

Roast chicken has got to be an all time favorite of so many people and it has taken much trial and error, uncooked thighs and last minute microwaving to get this foolproof method. The basics 40 – 45 minutes per kg + 10 minutes (browning). For a 2 kg bird it...