Can’t get the family to eat Beef bourbuignon or Beef provençal? Try this slow cooked Indonesian braised beef – it is a real hit in my household in the winter months. [Read more…] about Indonesian braised beef
We love a meal that goes from zero to the table in less than 30 minutes. Here are our top picks for fast food from your own kitchen without too many dishes or gadgets required. Great for busy nights or holidays when you can’t put that book down until just before dinner. [Read more…] about Quick meals in 30 minutes or less
Marinades are a great way to save time in the kitchen. We recommend doubling all marinated meals and freeze half. Marinate the meat when you get home from the supermarket, keep half for use this week in the refrigerator and freeze the other half for a few weeks down the track. Remember to take the frozen meat out of the freezer the night before you want to cook it, and let it defrost in the refrigerator. Here we profile six great marinades from the PlanBuyCook app. [Read more…] about Marvellous marinades
We’ve put together a collection of great Easter-inspired recipes. Starting with hot cross buns and finishing with a lovely hazelnut meringue torte, you can get your fill of chocolate and sweetness, with a few Good Friday fish recipes in the middle. We tried making our own Easter eggs in the spirit of cooking from scratch, but only ended up with a good photo and nothing we could share. The store-bought ones were a bargain based on our experience. Happy Easter from Jen and Gaby, and enjoy some great special-occasion food.
These fluffy pancakes are great for a weekend breakfast. Sprinkle with sugar and lemon, or serve with maple syrup, jam, stewed cinnamon apple, or for a real treat, hazelnut spread. The kids love flipping them too. [Read more…] about Fluffy pancakes
Every new year’s day brings a new round of resolutions that are often abandoned within weeks of the new year. Usually they relate to things we will give up or a diet plan to make a radical change in our lives: giving up sugar, giving up alcohol, radical reductions in calorie intakes But how about instead you think about making one small change that will make a difference to your diet and lifestyle without any radical form of abstinence? Here it is: meal planning. [Read more…] about Bring it on: achieving your food resolutions