Tag Archives: Stock (food)

Chicken pie with spelt scone crust

As winter is settling in, this chicken pie with a spelt scone topping hits the spot. A great recipe from Julia Le Clerc. Serves 4. Ingredients Olive oil 1 leek, sliced 2 carrots, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 600g skinless … Continue reading

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Scotch broth soup with a modern New Zealand twist

This is a traditional Scotch broth soup as passed down through Mr Sam’s family, but using traditional New Zealand ingredients. The elements are the same, meat on the bone for the stock combined with root vegetables and pulses. The difference … Continue reading

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Asian inspired steeped chicken noodle soup

This is a very tasty and large soup to serve 6-8 people. The flavours are inspired by Vietnamese pho ga with a nice clean broth, but is an easier soup to make. The main effort is in chopping all the … Continue reading

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Bacon and lentil soup

One of the most popular dishes posted on this blog has been the split pea and bacon hock soup. As tasty as that soup is, you do not always have a spare bacon hock lying around. Personally I always keep … Continue reading

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Chicken and feijoa tagine on almond and courgette couscous

This is a fantastic fusion tagine, with all the hints of Moroccan spices but with the tangy hit of feijoas. You could make this with pears or apples in place of feijoas and add items such as dates for extra … Continue reading

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