BBQ fare

I finally mastered a roast garlic hummus for a recent BBQ which is definitely worthy of a belated blog update. I spent Friday making dips and Saturday morning putting together the salads and everything was a hit. Roast garlic hummus 2 cans chickpeas or two cups cooked chickpeas 2 tablespoons tahini 4 tablespoons olive oil…

Winter roast lamb with pears, potatoes and beans

My taller half took a trip to Establishment 218 on Saturday while I was in class and considering the weather was absolutely dreadful I decided to make a roast out of two lamb mini roasts he had bought. I dressed the lamb with garlic, rosemary and anchovies then roasted it on 180ºC on the lowest…

Coq au vin and potatoes roasted in duck fat

Well, it’s winter and the desire for stewy slow cooked rich flavours has definitely kicked in. I’ve been dying to make Coq au vin for quite some time so a free lazy Sunday was a great opportunity to fulfill this mission. I sourced some free range mixed chicken pieces and used our first attempt at…