Beef Stroganoff

My mum has been making this dish for years! Its a great weeknight meal ’cause its quick. and tasty! Tender strips of beef are cooked in a creamy earthy mushroom sauce flavoured with dijon mustard and Worcestershire Sauce . Said to be the food of russian royalty, it goes just fine for a suburban family […]

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Beouf Bourguignon (Beef Burgundy)

This dish was the first meal that I made for my husband in our first apartment…we first tasted it when we went to what is now our favourite French restaurant in Sydney – the meltingly tender beef, the rich hearty oniony sauce atop the fluffiest mash you could find means it was definitely a night […]

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Creamy chicken, bacon, mushroom and halloumi bake

Some recipes stand the test of time. This recipe is my grandmother’s…she used to make it for my family when she would come and stay with us when we were little and every time I tasted it I thought it was the yummiest thing in the world. Layers of chicken, ham, and halloumi cheese, topped […]

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Fork tender Lamb Shanks with creamy garlic mashed potatoes

I am going a bit casserole crazy this week…this is partially because we did lots of casseroles when filming the Divine and Delicious TV show but also because this freezing cold weather we have been having in Sydney lends itself very well to a slow cooked, warming casserole. There is nothing in life quite like […]

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Chicken casserole with bacon and mushrooms

On a cold sydney day, there is nothing like coming home to warming casserole, especially one I have prepared earlier! I love casseroles for a few reasons, firstly because they involve a flurry of effort at the beginning and then you step back and let the oven do all the work, secondly because when any […]

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Osso Bucco the Italian way

On a cold day, there is absolutely nothing like coming home to a house full of the aroma of a casserole. It warms me straight to the cockles. They are also very easy to prepare, a few minutes of chopping and sautéing then you leave it alone and attend to other household chores then voila! […]

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