Monthly Archives: August 2006


Chicken / Recipes / Seafood

This amount serves 1 and can be easily doubled or tripled. You can use a chicken breast, or a piece of skinless salmon for this recipe. It is super healthy and so easy! Ingredients piece of salmon or chicken 200g rice noodles, separated 1/4 capsicum, washed and sliced handful chopped coriander Dressing 1/2 long red chilli, sliced 1cm ginger, sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1-2 tbs lime juice 1/6 cup soy sauce 1/6 cup water 1 tsp fish sauce good pinch brown sugar Extras handful snow peas handful bean sprouts Directions Preheat the oven to 200C. Make a foil parcel...

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Chicken / Recipes

I made this recipe last night based one the one previously listed. It was delicious, so try either one you prefer. Ingredients 1 leek, sliced 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 3 cups sliced mushrooms 2 cloves garlic, crushed 500g chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes 2 tbs flour 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup chicken stock handful of parsley, chopped salt and pepper 1 sheet of puff pastry Directions Preheat the oven to 200C. In a non stick pan over medium heat, cook the leek, carrot, celery and mushroom in oil or butter until soft. Add the...

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Chicken / Recipes

Just a note – I haven’t made this recipe yet, so I may make adjustments once I have made it on the weekend. Keep your eyes peeled! Ingredients 1 onion, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1 cup carrots, diced 2 cups sliced mushrooms 40g plain flour 2 tsp chicken stock powder 1 cup water 1 cup evaporated milk the meat from bought 1 roast chicken, shredded handful fresh parsley, chopped salt and pepper 1 sheet puff pastry Directions Preheat the oven to 200C. Melt a bit of butter in a saucepan and seal the chicken. Once sealed, put on a...

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Appetisers / Recipes

Ingredients 250g camembert 5 small garlic cloves, blanched splash red wine sprig fresh thyme, chopped cracked black pepper crusty bread, to serve Directions Preheat oven to 200C. Place the camembert in a baking dish. Pierce the camembert with a small knife and place the garlic in the holes. Splash a couple of tablespoons of good red wine on the top, sprinkle on the thyme and cracked pepper. Cook in the oven for about 15 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned and the centre has melted. Serve with fresh, crusty bread and a good glass of wine.


Beef / Recipes

I made this sauce last night and served with with steak (of course!). Stuart calls it Steak and Diane, but I don’t think he knows about Jack. Serves 2. Ingredients 2 pieces quality steak 1 cup red wine a few sprigs of fresh thyme and rosemary 3 cloves garlic 8 button mushrooms brown sugar 2 tsp cornflour, mixed with 1/2 cup water salt and pepper Directions I marinated the steak in the wine, herbs and garlic for about an hour. While the steak is marinating, cook the mushrooms in a small pan until tender and set aside. When the steak...

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