Category Archives: Roast

Roast honey ginger beer can chicken with noodle salad

Roasting a chicken on a beer can on my barbecue is my favourite way of cooking a whole bird. The Vietnamese inspired¬†marinade¬†gave great flavour, even though the skin was pretty charred. This would well as a marinade on chicken wings … Continue reading

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Slow roast Spanish pork belly

I have no idea if they cook pork belly this way in Spain, but if they do not, they certainly should. The flavours I have used a definitely Spanish. The meat came out very tender and succulent, and the crackling … Continue reading

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Pyrenees chicken cooked in sweet peppers and tomatoes

This is a recipe from the first Movida cookbook with the addition of creamy potatoes to thicken the sweet rich sauce. Ingredients 1 whole free range chicken cut into 12 pieces, you may be able to get your butcher to … Continue reading

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Dukkah crusted roast pork fillet with rice and lentils and fennel salad

This tasty dish came about because we just bought several different types of dukkah from Taste of Melbourne this afternoon. You can certainly make your own dukkah, but it is easy to use pre-bought. Next time I think I would … Continue reading

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Warm winter salad of saffron roast cauliflower and leek

I had never thought of roasting cauliflower before, along with broccoli I thought you pretty much could only boil and steam. However, you really can roast them and they come out beautiful. I’ll admit that I was not a big … Continue reading

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Roast beef fillet with mushrooms and shallots

Beef fillet is such a tasty cut of meat, you really get what you pay for. Last time we had fillet, we cut it into thick steaks and pan-fried before finishing off in the oven. This time we seared it … Continue reading

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Roast wild duck and port ragout

A very tasty dish, that is ideal for the tougher wild duck as you pot roast the duck. This dish comes from Logan Brown in Wellington. This dish makes a large amount, so if you have only one wild duck, … Continue reading

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