Category Archives: Other Cooking

Other cooking of interest from our home that does not relate to the primary purpose of this blog.

Getting to know my Smoker

I’ve had a couple of goes at cooking big chunks of meat in my Weber Smoky Mountain but they didn’t turn out quite right.  After a bit of research it appears I didn’t cook them long enough and also had … Continue reading

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Fish, vietnamese style

Monday night is usually fish night at our place and I shopped for the ingredients for this while at Little Saigon yesterday.  It’s another dish from KOTO so doesn’t get me any closer towards my cookbook goal but it intrigued … Continue reading

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Lachsshinken

Last week I was in South Australia for the Tour down Under (when I’m not cooking, I’m riding).  On Friday I rode in the Community Challenge which started in Norwood and conveniently ended on Tanunda.   I’m from German stock … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Cookbooks for 2011

I’m seeing ‘best cookbooks for 2011’ lists everywhere so I thought I should throw together one of my own.  Bear in mind, I haven’t bought every new cookbook that’s come out this year, though I’ve given it a good crack! … Continue reading

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Honey Biscuits

I grew up on honey biscuits at Christmas.  All part of my German heritage.  But I’ve never made them before so this year I fixed that.  A few emails and telephone calls to Mum set me up so I made … 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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A regular at our house

Pretty tired tonight and looking for a quick meal.  Therefore no time to find and cook something new.  Pasta is one of the fall back positions at our house and the following is one of the quick sauces we cook … Continue reading

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