Tag Archives: Cook

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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Spicy barbecue sauce

Ingredients 2 red onions finely diced 1 large clove garlic finely diced 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 1/4 cup dry fino sherry 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp brown sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Fennel and red cabbage slaw

I made this slaw using my own lime alioli but you could use any good quality mayonnaise Ingredients 1/4 red cabbage thinly sliced 1 large fennel bulb thinly sliced 3 heart stalks of celery and their leaves thinly sliced 1 … Continue reading

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Lamb and vegetable tagine with steamed medium couscous

I bought some medium sized couscous from the South Melbourne Market and have been experimenting with it. I had found that simply soaking it in boiling water like you do with normal small couscous did not cook it through, so … Continue reading

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Snapper baked in coconut milk, tamarind and silverbeat

The flavours in this dish are fantastic, achieving a nice aromatic mix of sweet and sour. You can use any white flaky fish, and can also easily substitute spinach for the silverbeat (Swiss chard). Ingredients 2 fillets of snapper 2 … Continue reading

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Tomato, capsicum and potato soup

I used the left over potatoes and sauce from the Pyreneese Chicken to make this soup. The soup was tasty enough that I would go through the effort of slowly cooking everything again if need be. Ingredients Left over potato … Continue reading

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Ciabatta

I was surprised by how easy ciabatta was to make, I have even used a version of this to make pizza bases. The key is to use a stand mixer to kneed the dough so that you can keep it … Continue reading

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