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  • Slowly roasted lamb shoulder roll and fennel salad

    Slowly roasted lamb shoulder roll and fennel salad

    Slowly roasted lamb shoulder roll and fennel salad Tonight I was inspired by a work colleague who mentioned yesterday he was cooking a slowly roasted lamb shoulder for Christmas. Ingredients Avocado Bay leaves Beef stock Butter Carrots Celery Coriander Fennel Garlic Lamb shoulder roll Lime juice Nectarine Olive oil Parsley Radish Red onion Red wine […]

  • Eating on Norfolk Island

    Eating on Norfolk Island

    Over on Yummy Lummy I’ve written about eating on Norfolk Island. This was my favourite meal of the whole week. It was superb. I rate it amongst the best meals I’ve ever eaten.

  • Back “home” with steamed egg, melted cheese, and wilted spinach

    Back “home” with steamed egg, melted cheese, and wilted spinach

    Back from Norfolk Island I’ve been working in Norfolk Island this week. It’s good to be back in Canberra. I said hello to Mr Belconnen Owl this morning. Craving simple egg and spinach I’ve been craving a steamed egg, wilted spinach and some melted cheese all week. While in Norfolk Island breakfast consisted of toast […]

  • Leftover nood bog

    Leftover nood bog

    Sunday tea. Leftover nood bog. Leftovers often taste better than the original meal. For lunch today I had chicken wings. Leftover nood bog Check out the recipe here. Get more podcast information from anchor.fm The associated YouTube video

  • Eggs Benedict with bacon at Ricardo’s Cafe and Patisserie

    Eggs Benedict with bacon at Ricardo’s Cafe and Patisserie

    I went out to breakfast this morning with a friend. Ricardo’s cafe is a popular place. The food is always on point. Even though it’s had some dramas with ACT Government public health officials making orders after a food safety notification a year or so ago, the business seems to be thriving. Ricardo’s Cafe | […]

  • Nude bog

    Nude bog

    Tonight, over on Yummy Lummy I posted a recipe for nood bog or nude bog or noodle bolognese. I made it with eggplant noodles Check out the recipe at Yummy Lummy. The “How to” YouTube video Grab the podcast and subscribe

  • Roast chicken wings with Sichuan seasoning

    Roast chicken wings with Sichuan seasoning

    Roast chicken wings with Sichuan seasoning Ingredients Chicken wings Queensland nut oil Sichuan seasoning Instructions Put the chicken wings in a bowl Squirt in some Queensland nut oil Shake in some Sichuan seasoning Toss the wings and rub in the oil and seasoning Lay the wings on a rack over a baking tray Cook in […]

  • Happy Saturday eggs, cheese, and spinach

    Happy Saturday eggs, cheese, and spinach

    Happy Saturday I went for my usual walk earlier. Owl Statue I came across my friend, the Belconnen Owl Statue. Abandoned trolley I then came across this abandoned shopping trolley at Margaret Timpson Park. It had an empty box in it for a vintage ‘ladies’ bicycle. It makes me wonder at the sort of person […]

  • Potato scallops Prawn cutlets Seafood salad

    Potato scallops Prawn cutlets Seafood salad

    Potato scallops Prawn cutlets Seafood salad I didn’t feel like cooking tonight so I went to the local fish and chip shop. Today’s lunch Steamed duck and Chinese mushrooms

  • Spam, eggs, and spinach

    Spam, eggs, and spinach

    Spam, spam, spam, spam, wonderful spam Here’s the how to YouTube video   Have you seen and heard the wonderful Monty Python’s Flying Circus sketch on spam? Here is the live version Here is the original soundtrack Tonight I went with spam, egg, and spinach