Category Archives: Eating In

Roast Chicken and Potatoes with Baguette, Artichokes, Sage and Lemon

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I make this one dish chicken recipe all the time – it’s crucial to source a really good crusty baguette and of course buy the best free range chicken you can find. In this recipe, inspired by Four in Hand chef Colin Fassnidge’s chicken bread, the chicken’s juices run into the baguette as it cooks, giving […]

Swedish Semlor Buns

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Tied to the fasting tradition of Lent, semlor are cardamom-scented buns filled with almond-paste and whipped cream. Originally they were only baked on Fettisdagen (Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras or, literally, Fat Tuesday), then it became common to bake them on Tuesdays in Lent. There are variations of semlor throughout Scandinavia and Sweden that go by different […]

Macadamia and Vegemite Scrolls

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We love this gourmet take on the classic Vegemite Scroll. This recipe from Australia Macadamias is sure to be a winner at your next picnic or children’s school lunchbox. Ingredients 500g plain bread flour plus ¼ cup for kneading and rolling 1 sachet dried yeast 1 teaspoon fine salt 325ml warm water 1 tablespoon olive oil […]

Australia Day Menu

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Celebrate Australia Day with these classic Aussie recipes with a difference. This menu covers all the favourites: sausage rolls, pavlova, and lamingtons. Triple Chocolate Lamingtons 100 gm dark chocolate (56% cocoa solids), coarsely chopped 60 gm butter, coarsely chopped 8 eggs, at room temperature 300 gm caster sugar 180 gm plain flour 60 gm Dutch-process […]

Gingerbread Stuffing Recipe


Gingerbread Stuffing Recipe 500 grams onions (3 medium onions) 2 eating apples (approx. 325g / 11oz, peeled and cored) 4gm butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 750gm streaky bacon zest of 2 clementines or 1 orange 450 grams good shop-bought gingerbread loaves (such as mcvitie’s jamaica) loosely crumbled 2 large eggs (beaten) approx. ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper   Method Using a food processor or by hand, finely chop the onions and apples. Put the butter and […]

Marmalade Pudding & Drambuie Custard

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Marmalade Pudding 150g Fine Brown Breadcrumbs 120g Soft Brown Sugar 25g Self-Raising Wholemeal Flour (or White Self-Raising) 120g Butter, plus extra for greasing the bowl 8 Tbls Mrs Bridges Christmas Marmalade (available at the Cooking Company) 3 Large Eggs 1 Rounded Tsp Bicarbonate of Soda plus water to mix Method Butter a 3-pint pudding basin […]

Pea and Ham Picnic Salad

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This dish is everything I love about Spring entertaining; it has colour, fresh produce, easy assembly and so much flavour. You can also create this dish with one of our amazing organic hams which can be ordered through the deli.   Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Traveller   1 picnic ham (about 4.5kg) 300 gm each […]

Pyrenees Style slow cooked lamb with sherry and paprika

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Recipe by Frank Comorra of Movida 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 fresh bay leaves 1 tbsp thyme leaves 3 red capsicum, seeds removed and finely chopped 4 large tomatoes (about 800gm), blanched, peeled, seeds removed, coarsely chopped 500ml dry sherry (fino) 30gm (¼ cup) sweet paprika […]

Cinnamon and chilli braised beef

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Recipe by Neil Perry   450g beef brisket, 3-4cm pieces 2 tbsp peanut oil 2 small garlic cloves, finely chopped 1cm knob of ginger, finely chopped 3 tbsp chilli bean sauce 1 tbsp gochujang 3 cups chicken stock, approximately 1 small cinnamon quill 1 whole star anise 1 tbsp yellow bean soy sauce 2 tsp castor […]

Oven Baked Lamb on Tomatoes, Risoni and Anchovies

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  Recipe by Matt Preston slightly modified by me.   800g boneless lamb shoulder trimmed and cubed 2 large brown onions chopped 4 bay leaves 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground caraway seeds 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes Approx 8 anchovy filets A handful of kalamata olives 1 ½ cups […]