Spanish potatoes with pan fried salmon

I saw this dish made on TV. I have no idea what the program was as I came in part way through but they were in the north of Spain and it looked great so I gave it a try. Cut the potatoes in slices about 1 cm thick and boil until just done. In…

Crazy quick potato gratin with salmon and mediterranean flavours

I’m not entirely sure I knew what I was making on my way home on Tuesday but I did manage to buy some asparagus and some salmon portions. After a bit of creative thought and checking on the availability of ingredients in the fridge/pantry, a plan started to come together. I decided to put some…

OMG STEAK AND CHIPS SO YUM!

I  have to start my saying that I cheated in so many ways with this meal but it was pure indulgence and so so good. I was cooking for myself and wanted it to be super easy. 1 tbone steak 2 potatoes cut into thick homecut chip chunks 1 small bunch broccolini pepper gravy mix…

The humble brussel sprout

Hated vegetable of the masses how we have embraced thee. I know a very large number of people have terrible memories of being force fed watery bitter brussel sprouts as children. I’m here to tell you that the memories will fade after trying this delicious recipe. I know my mum used to try and disguise…

More breakfast potato

I seem to be on weekend morning kitchen duty at the moment. Saturday saw us have home made hash browns, boiled eggs and grilled tomato. For home made hash browns simply grate potato, form into evenly sized piles and drop into very hot sunflower oil, cooking until golden brown. Enjoy!

Fresh apple puree and crispy pork belly

We had an absolutely awesome dinner on Saturday night at Darleys restaurant at Lilianfels in Katoomba. It was voted best regional restaurant in NSW and has two hats. I was inspired. Darleys at Lilianfels we drove back to the big smoke via the Bells Line of Road and stopped into one of the 9 apples…

Lazy Sunday lamb roast

It’s wet and cold and miserable and that means loafing about in my PJs making roast lamb. I did this one fairly traditionally with the obligatory garlic and rosemary, home made mint sauce, roasted potato and steamed baby carrots and peas. I don’t think I really need to write out a recipe for this whole…

Celebrating autumn

This one was a pretty easy, leave-to-cook option for a weeknight. Chicken, sage and bacon baked with thin potato rounds and served with grilled zucchini topped with parmesan cheese. 1 chicken breast (halved lengthways) 1 dozen fresh sage leaves 2 rashers of bacon 2 medium sliced potatoes 2 zucchini Simply layer the sage on top…