Delicious Homemade Meals

Month: May 2017

A Taste of the Shire

A Taste of the Shire

We were lucky enough to have “A Taste of the Shire” on our doorstep over the weekend. This is the second year that the festival has been held within the precincts of the Peace Park at Sutherland. Promoted by the Rotary Club of Sutherland, it […]

Simple Sunday Meal Idea – Lamb Wraps

Simple Sunday Meal Idea – Lamb Wraps

Homemade Greek style lamb wraps (or souvlaki as they are widely known) have all the classic flavours of a trip to a Greek island. The tasty marinated lamb, delicious tzatziki and refreshing ribboned cucumber and tomato ensure these wraps are absolutely bursting with flavour. Do […]

Simple Sunday Meal Idea – Corn Fritters

Simple Sunday Meal Idea – Corn Fritters

  It’s Sunday – the weekend is all but over and you want something easy to cook for dinner. Why not give these corn fritters a crack? They can be paired with anything from smoked salmon, to bacon and poached eggs (breakfast for dinner you […]

Homemade Beef and Guinness Pies

Homemade Beef and Guinness Pies

  Pies are synonymous with the footy season and tradies. But they are also the perfect warming meal for these upcoming cooler months. While humble bakery pies are generally satisfying, you can’t beat these delicious homemade beef and Guinness pies. I know a lot more […]

Dressing Up An Old Classic – Polenta Chips

Dressing Up An Old Classic – Polenta Chips

This recipe for polenta chips is a guaranteed crowd pleaser – and certainly won’t break the bank. It is the perfect side dish for plenty of meals (and so good it can be eaten as a meal itself!) Shopping List 1L chicken stock 1 ½ […]

5 Reasons Why We Love Cookbooks

5 Reasons Why We Love Cookbooks

  When a recipe can be pinched from a website in seconds, why are we still so committed to buying cookbooks each year? There is obviously an enduring appeal for recipes on paper – our spare bedroom proves that! When there are enough recipes on […]

Chef’s Guide to Cheat’s Gluten Free Pasta

Chef’s Guide to Cheat’s Gluten Free Pasta

Those familiar with Michael and I would know that Tuesday night is ALWAYS, without any exception, pasta night. Well, that is until we need a break from heavy, carb-loaded meals – but even then we have to have a dish that still completely resembles our […]

The Tuesday Night Pasta Tradition Lives On

The Tuesday Night Pasta Tradition Lives On

Is there a meal that you have eaten every week, on the same day, forever, without fail? As Sophia Loren famously said, “spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner”, and that I did, every Tuesday night for the […]