Beef Recipes
Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)
Pho (or Fer) can be found across Vietnam and is eaten as a breakfast of mid morning meal, often at side of the road stall or food cart. Recipes range…
Thai Beef Salad
Thai beef salad is a delicious combination of fresh herbs, salad vegetables and tangy, spicy dressing topped with beef. Perfect on a warm summers night. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 piece quality…
Lamb Recipes

Lamb Shoulder in the Slow Cooker

Lamb Shoulder in the Slow Cooker INGREDIENTS 2kg lamb shoulder, preferably with bone in2 sprigs fresh rosemary leaves chopped2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley2 tablespoons finely chopped…

Lamb Skewers (Shashlik)

The best shaslik I have ever eaten was in a restaurant in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia. There are many many versions here is one. Ingredients 500g diced lamb1 red capsicum, cut into…

Lamb with Cannellini Beans

Ingredients Serves 4 (with leftovers) 2 onions3 leeks6-8 cloves of garlic, 2 peeled and sliced the rest peeled and left whole1.5 kg leg lambOlive OilA few springs of Rosemary4 tins…

Navarin – French Easter Lamb Stew

Navarin is a traditional Easter dish in France and uses the newest spring vegetables. In this dish the vegetable are added later in the cooking process and they retain their crispness.  Preparation time: 30…
Pork Recipes

Northern Larb (Nam Prik Ong)

This is another traditional northern Thai specialty of minced meat in a mild spicy sauce with fresh vegetables. Traditionally it is made from offal as well as minced pork so…

Pork Loin with Mustard Sauce

Serves 4 (with leftovers) Ingredients For the Pork Loin1 1.5 kg Pork LoinPre heat the oven to 190°C. Place pork in a lightly oiled baking pan and put in the…

Country Terrine

Pate de Campagne or Country Terrine is served across France makes a great lunch, it is usually served with gerkins. Ingredients 700g lean pork cubed 200g pork belly cut into…
Chicken Recipes

Chicken Schnitzel

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup plain flour1 egg2 tablespoons milk1/2 cup breadcrumbssalt, pepper4 Chicken breast fillets METHOD Wrap chicken breast in cling-film and flatten with a rolling pin until the same thickness…

Spanish Baked Chicken

Ingredients 2  red onions, cut into wedges500g kipfler or small potaoes, quartered lengthways8 whole garlic cloves, unpeeled3 large tomatoes, quartered75g chorizo 4 Chicken Marylands1 tsp sweet smoked paprika1 tsp dried oregano1…

Italian Chicken Liver Pate

Ingredients 200g chicken livers 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves crushed 1 small onion finely chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped sage 2 tablespoons dry marsala 2 tablespoons mascarpone Method…

Spicy Chicken Salad with Cabbage (Larb Gai)

Ingredients Serves 2 – 4 2 chicken breasts minced1 table spoon Khao Kudo1 red onions or 3 shallots finely sliced1/2 cup of mint leaves and/or  coriander1 tablespoon sugar3 tablespoons lime…

Coq au Vin

We had friends come to stay. The night they arrived we ate Coq au Vin – perfect on a cold winters night after a long journey.    2 kg chicken …
Duck Recipes

Magret de Canard with Raspberry Sauce

Ingredients 1 Magret de Canard / Duck Breast1 French Shallot300 ml red wine100 ml Creme de Cassis1 Tablespoon Raspberries50 g Butter Method The Raspberry Sauce Bring the wine to the…

Magret de Canard a l’Orange

Food historians tell us the practice of pairing of citrus fruits with fatty meat is thousands of years old, likely originating in the Middle East. Examples are found in many…

Confit de Canard with Puy Lentils

Confit de Canard with Puy Lentils / Confit Duck with Lentils Serves 4 Ingredients 4 pieces of Confit de CanardDuck Fat2 Onions2 Stick of Celery2 Carrots250 grams Puy Lentils or…