Tag Archives: Rosemary

A Little Taste Of Italy. Lemon Polenta Cookies With Rosemary and Pine Nuts.

There’s a certain curiosity associated with baking with herbs. For me it started with a visit to Lavandula in Victoria’s beautiful Hepburn Spa region and Stephanie Alexander’s lavender scones. Before too much longer I was inspired to add a little finely minced fresh … Continue reading

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Bright And Fragrant Autumn Flavours. Pot Roasted Lemon Chicken With Rosemary And Chilli.

As our long Indian Summer segues into Autumn temperatures are finally slowly and hopefully beginning to drop. We’re growing weary of our stir fries, barbecues and salads and looking forward to more substantial comforting fare. Long slow simmered pasta sauces, … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Thigh Fillets with Rosemary and Garlic.

With Christmas just around the corner, there are endless opportunities for  my 5-2  resolve to fall by the wayside. Every Sunday I sit down and peruse my diary. Mondays are always unapologetically fast days. My goddess days. A good way … Continue reading

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Annabel Langbein’s Crusty Flat Bread Recipe. Mashed Potato Dough.Three Ways. With Rosemary and Salt. Focaccia. Pizza.

Last night marked the beginning of school holidays and I promised my children pizza for dinner. Baked at home. Originally I was going to make stone baked pizza on the barbecue but on a whim decided to try something a … Continue reading

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Australia’s National Dish. Sunday Roast Leg of Lamb. Scented With Lemon, Garlic and Rosemary.

Roast leg of lamb holds a very special place at the Australian dinner table. Especially on a Sunday. So much so that earlier this month roast lamb won first place in Australia’s National Dish campaign.  Deeply ingrained in our national … Continue reading

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Summer on a Plate. Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken With Rosemary and Garlic.

I love the gutsy, robust Mediterranean flavours of this dish. Delicious. Redolent of long, hot, hazy summer afternoons. It’s an impressive looking dish which I often cook for a crowd and serve on platters in the centre of the table. … Continue reading

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No Doubt About It. Writing a Recipe that Works is No Easy Feat.

I love the buzz and anticipation of sourcing and trying out new recipes, but I have to say there is no greater frustration and disappointment than the recipe that simply doesn’t work.  You know the ones I am talking about. Firstly, they … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Crackling – Slow Roasted Pork Belly Scented with Fennel

Everyone loves great crackling – good crackling is crispy and light, its sinful, delicious and very moreish. Everyone also seems to have their own special theory  on what it takes to achieve sublime crackling. Personally, I think it’s all in the preparation … Continue reading

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