Archive for September, 2010

Pumpkin and Burnt Spinach Lasagne with Hazelnuts, Pecorino and Sage

If there is a Foodie Heaven, this is what they serve at meal time…

Mixed Mushroom, Chicken and Udon Noodle Soup

It’s one of the easiest yet most delicious ways to enjoy the earthy flavours and various textures of Asian mushrooms, together with the traditional ‘healing’ properties of chicken broth.

Smashed Potato, Leek and Mushroom Soup with Cheesy Herb Bread

I like to add mushrooms to the classic potato and leek soup, which combines both of my parents’ best soup recipes.

Lamb Shanks with Parmesan Mash

Slow-cooked Lamb Shanks are a classic comfort food, served with a parmesan mash they are even more delicious.

Mandarin ‘Sherbet’ Martini

They say food can help create and invoke memories. I think the same may be true of drink. I first fell in love with mandarin juice when on leisurely walks through Sydney’s Paddington with my best friend. There on Oxfod Street, just before Paddington primary, is a small grocer who sells cups of [...]

Homemade Sweet and Sour Pork

Traditionally, the recipe calls for tinned pineapple and tomato paste, but the key to this modern version of the Cantonese classic is fresh ingredients.

Scallops with a Vodka and Lime Dressing

Vodka and lime go together in the same way that seafood and citrus does. Why not combine both in one simple dish? PLUS 6 tips to buying scallops

Coconut and mango fish curry // mild laksa from scratch

Zesty and fresh with a hint of summer sweetness from the mango, this fish curry is one of our family favourites! One recipe two dishes: A light and fragrant fish curry  //  A mild fish laksa. As you have probably realised by now (if not, look here, or here or here), I like [...]