Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 31

Cafe de Paris Butter with Steak

I love a good steak, my problem is that I am pretty bad at cooking them. I’d have a better chance of getting one of Adriano Zumbo’s cakes right, than I am of cooking a perfectly juicy, medium-rare steak. Luckily, this recipe has saved my steaks for years. ┬áIt is a recipe for Cafe de […]

July 29

Cumquat & Blood Orange Marmalade

When I was little, our neighbour had a huge cumquat tree that used to hang over our side of the fence. I loved them. I hadn’t seen them for years until I visited a friends house and they had a tree full of ripe fruit. I excitedly grabbed a handful and popped them straight into […]

July 26

Caramelised Pumpkin & Onion Pizza with Goat Cheese Feta

(gluten, cow’s dairy, egg, soy & nut free, vegetarian) My first attempt at gluten & cow’s dairy free pizza using buffalo mozzarella didn’t go well. I read that some people with cows milk intolerance, can have buffalo milk. While it tasted amazing, it turns out buffalo’s are way too closely related to cows for me. […]

July 23

Lemon & Parsley Chicken Schnitzel with Garlic Coleslaw

(gluten, dairy, egg, soy & nut free) I have been really trying to keep positive about changing my diet, but this weekend, I took a trip down self-pity lane. After a few weeks with no soy, I took my chance on a soy coffee, since soy came up as a mild intolerance. I haven’t had […]

July 19

Pork, Apple & Thyme Meatballs in Tomato Chilli Sauce

(gluten, dairy, egg, soy & nut free) I get excited about strange things. My local butcher sells mostly free range meat, and when I asked if they had any pork mince, they told me to pick whichever cut I wanted and they would mince it for me. For some reason, the idea of freshly minced […]

July 17

Lime, Lemongrass & Green Chilli Chicken

(gluten, dairy, egg, soy & nut free) This is one of my favourite chicken dishes. I’ve been cooking it for years, and was so happy to find that I can still have it. Just roughly chop up all the paste ingredients and throw them in a food processor. If you don’t have a processor, you […]