Merry Christmas and Happy 2012

Things get frantic around Christmas time don’t they? It’s been a while since I’ve been able to find time to put any of my cooking escapades up here and now I have a backlog of stuff to catch up with. The nice thing is that all the craziness culminates in a wonderful Christmas day which…

Seafood extraveganza for eleven

On a recent trip to Gerringong we were tasked with providing lunch for 11 people. Keen to try out the local seafood we set off to Kiama Fish Market and stocked up on an array of goodies including oysters, prawns, calamari and a whole jew fish. Lunch went as follows Oysters Natural with a drizzle…

Crunchy polenta coated ricotta arancini balls

I made these for a ‘pot luck’ dinner I’m going to at a friends house tonight. They were ideal for making ahead and keeping in the fridge ready to be heated up in the oven for 10 minutes when I get there. For added gluten-free joy I substituted breadcrumbs for polenta. The result is VERY…