Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter Part Four

This is the final instalment for the Easter break.  I looked through quite a few books for ‘Easter dishes’ and the final one I found was Torta Pasqualina or Easter Tart from Carluccio’s Complete Italian Food, which is part cookbook, part … Continue reading

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Easter Part Three

Paschal Lamb from Nigella’s Feast was dinner on Easter Sunday (and no I am not double counting – just recording another good recipe).  The cut of lamb is the shoulder and we cooked it for about 6 hours.  Never cooked … Continue reading

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Easter Part Two

Next thing to cook was hot cross buns.  For this recipe I turned to Nigella Lawson’s Feast, my only cookbook by her but one with a lot of special occasion ideas and recipes.  We also cooked the Paschal Lamb from this … Continue reading

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Easter Part One

We have just returned to internet access after a very enjoyable Easter weekend.  I trust you also had a good break.  Easter for us has featured a bit of baking and yeast work and the first thing I cooked was … Continue reading

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Sweet Soy Noodles with Coriander

John Torode is an ex Aussie chef who now lives in London and is one of the judges on the UK Masterchef.  Mezzo Cookbook was published 14 years ago when he was the chef at the Mezzo restaurant group.  Some of … Continue reading

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Duck Breast and Soba Noodles

Yo! Sushi is a Japanese cookbook I bought about the time Nobu opened in Melbourne mainly because it had a recipe for miso black cod, which of course I have never cooked.  Having said that the book has a lot of … Continue reading

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Flat Bread and Pumpkin Curry

But not together. I bought the first cookbook by Sam and Sam Clark,  Moro when it first came out about 10 years ago and it got quite a bit of use early on.  In fact for the brief period in my … Continue reading

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