Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops

Quick, easy and practical tonight.  Trying to make sure things don’t stay in the freezer too long, so got out some lamb chops this morning.  Found a quick and easy recipe in Patricia Well’s at home in Provence.  The marinade is: 3tbsp lemon … Continue reading

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Tax Avoidance Scheme

I can be a bit of a procrastinator, especially when it comes to doing tax returns which I am supposed to be doing at the moment.  Not that I will owe much tax or expect a refund, it’s just something I … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Cake?

Well its been a while between posts due to a reasonably busy social calendar.  But I have had time to get some winter vegies in. I’ve put in some broad beans, snow peas, brussel sprouts, carvolo nero, mixed lettuces and spinach leaves.  … Continue reading

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Rabbit and Greens

I have a foodie friend in Sydney, who I met in a wine internet chat room and have known almost exclusively by internet, email and phone for over a decade (we have met and shared a couple of meals over … Continue reading

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Trout with Cream

Very simple dish tonight from I Know How to Cook by Ginette Mathiot, one of Phaidon’s European bibles like 1080 recipes and The Silver Spoon.  Didn’t really need to get this and wasn’t going to but then it appeared at Costco for a … Continue reading

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Tears Averted

I was certain my efforts at making agnolotti were going to end in tears, so much so that I went out and bought some packaged pasta for backup.   When I was making these little suckers, I was sure that some … Continue reading

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First Crack at Sous Vide

Tonight I hade my first crack at sous vide cooking – cooking vacuum packed food at low temperature in a water bath.  Was pretty happy with the result too. I’ve gone the budget route in terms of equipment, using a … Continue reading

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