Category Archives: Dinner

Winter Warmer

The last couple of cold weekends we have been cooking large batches of soup. The week before we attempted a MasterChef minestrone soup; it was good, but nothing special. This weekend, we had a lot of the root veggies left over so … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken with Lime and Black Beans

This is a recipe from another new cookbook (Yes, Craig has bought another cookbook!) Essentially Thai featuring recipes from the chefs of the Spirit House restaurant in the Noosa hinterland, Queensland.Despite the long list of ingredients there is nothing difficult about creating … Continue reading

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Swedish meatballs (not from Ikea!)

Yes, these meatballs taste just as good as they look (and even better than the Ikea ones)! Some days you just crave certain foods and we had been wanting to try some meatballs for awhile and came across this simple … Continue reading

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Bill’s Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

After making Stolen Lamb last weekend we had a surplus of sourdough bread and decided to make one of Bill Granger’s winter soups. Although it took a couple of hours to get on the table, due to all of the roast veggies … Continue reading

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Stolen Lamb

Arni Kleftiko, or Stolen Lamb, from George Calombaris’ Greek Cookery from the Hellenic Heart. is the perfect recipe for a hearty winter’s meal. Although it is reasonably simple to prepare, this dish takes time – allow at least 3 hours cooking … Continue reading

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Midweek Pork and Bok Choy

Pork and bok choy were both on special this week, so we bought them not knowing what we would cook. A quick search on Jamie Oliver’s site found a simple recipe for each – dinner was on the table in … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Puttanesca (aka Whore’s Spaghetti)

This is one of our favourite dishes from our most used cook book – 5 of the Best, by Valli Little. We both love our pasta and have it at least once a week, and this dish is made up … Continue reading

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