Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Curry by Pat Chapman

I was going to have the night off but then realised I am out for the next three nights and also the weekend, so better keep rolling. On Sunday I noticed that the local supermarket was selling fresh curry leaves. … Continue reading

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Rainy morning means extra time in the kitchen

I woke up to the sound of rain falling on the roof which meant that once I had checked the BOM weather radar, I bailed on my morning bike ride. Which meant more time for the kitchen. We have a … Continue reading

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Chicken Skewers

Last night was quite big, so today has been a slow day. Didn’t even get out for my normal ride. Went to Meat by Adrian Richardson for inspiration and came up with Portuguese style barbecued chicken skewers. The marinade is … Continue reading

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Sides

We don’t shop exclusively at The Chicken Pantry in the Vic Market but if I had to choose my favorite chook and related meat’s store, this would be it. We eat roo probably once a month or so and the … Continue reading

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Quick Pasta Sauce

Tonights dinner was influenced by a number of factors, the main one being my family were hoping to eat before 8.30. We also had a packet of ravioli in the fridge that had to be used and fortunately my wife … Continue reading

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Moorish

I went to the market at lunch time today and left with a kilo of tiger prawns and a couple of baby fennel bulbs. Now what to cook with it. I ended up going with Fricaseed Prawns with Leeks and … Continue reading

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Risotto alla Paesana

There is something therapeutic about making a risotto at the end of a stressfull day. Chopping up the veges and then cooking the soffritto, coating the rice in the buttery oily mix and then gradually adding the steaming stock is … Continue reading

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