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Spinach, Feta, Capsicum, Onion and Ham Pizza This Spinach, Feta, Red Capsicum, Onion and Ham Pizza is based on recipes from two restaurants I have worked in over the years. One was in the first restaurant I worked in New Zealand, a small busy Italian place in the middle of the city. The pizza I loved there was very delicious and I […]

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Avocado Citrus Rice I have just created a delicious Avocado Citrus Rice recipe that I served with pork chops for my meal this evening. here is what I put together, it does taste very fresh and delicious. This would be a great dish to bring to a summer bbq. Avocado Citrus Rice Ingredients 1 cup cooked brown or […]

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Pork, Beef & Veggie Tomato Based Pasta This is a pasta dish consisting of a meat base of chopped pork and chopped beef steak. I have been refining this recipe over many years. I often find new techniques or ingredients to use or change and I have several variations. You can use more exotic ingredients like artichokes or another great twist is […]

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Lime Hollandaise Sauce Here is a very simple Lime Hollandaise Sauce that is a good starting point for any recipe that requires Hollandaise Sauce. You can use lemon but I wanted to use lime for this one to give it a little twist. 2 egg yolks 1/2 Tbsp water 1/4 cup butter 1 – 2 Tbsp Lime juice Pinch of sea salt Pinch of […]

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Steamed Artichokes & Italian Butter Sauce Steamed Artichokes & Italian Butter Sauce Recipe This is a simple way to cook artichokes with a delicious sauce to dip them in. Ingredients: 3 – 5 small artichokes Lemon Unsalted butter 1 Garlic Clove Italian Herbs 2 x Lemon Slice Directions: Cut about 1/2 an inch of the top of each artichoke and discard. […]

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Salmon, Lentil, Potato Patties

Comments (0) | March 28, 2016

Ingredients Salmon fillet (lightly cooked and skinned), or a can salmon, well drained extra-virgin olive oil several cooked potatoes, drained well ½ cup cooked lentils, drained well 1 egg, slightly beaten 1/2 finely diced onion diced red pepper or capsicum habanero chili to taste squeeze of lemon juice black pepper dried Oregano sea salt to […]

Spinach, Feta, Capsicum, Onion and Ham Pizza

Spinach, Feta, Capsicum, Onion and Ham Pizza

Comments (0) | February 17, 2016

This Spinach, Feta, Red Capsicum, Onion and Ham Pizza is based on recipes from two restaurants I have worked in over the years. One was in the first restaurant I worked in New Zealand, a small busy Italian place in the middle of the city. The pizza I loved there was very delicious and I […]

Tomato Pizza Base Recipe

Tomato Pizza Base Recipe

Comments (1) | February 17, 2016

This is a simple recipe to create a sauce you can use for a pizza base. You can also use this as a sauce base in other types of Italian cooking like pasta dishes as well. Ingredients for Tomato Pizza Base: Extra Virgin Olive Oil onion, finely chopped garlic cloves, finely chopped Tinned whole tomatoes dried oregano Salt […]

Avocado Citrus Rice

Avocado Citrus Rice

Comments (0) | May 23, 2015

I have just created a delicious Avocado Citrus Rice recipe that I served with pork chops for my meal this evening. here is what I put together, it does taste very fresh and delicious. This would be a great dish to bring to a summer bbq. Avocado Citrus Rice Ingredients 1 cup cooked brown or […]

Tramontina Urano 5Pc Knife Pouch Set Review

Tramontina Urano 5Pc Knife Pouch Set Review

Comments (0) | April 17, 2015

I decided to buy a set of knives at the King of Knives in the QVB Building in central Sydney. The normal cost there is $149.95 but I was able to pick up this 5 piece knife set for $99.95. The quality and build feels good to the hands and they do feel as good […]

Pork, Beef & Veggie Tomato Based Pasta

Pork, Beef & Veggie Tomato Based Pasta

Comments (0) | April 02, 2015

This is a pasta dish consisting of a meat base of chopped pork and chopped beef steak. I have been refining this recipe over many years. I often find new techniques or ingredients to use or change and I have several variations. You can use more exotic ingredients like artichokes or another great twist is […]

Lime Hollandaise Sauce

Lime Hollandaise Sauce

Comments (0) | April 01, 2015

Here is a very simple Lime Hollandaise Sauce that is a good starting point for any recipe that requires Hollandaise Sauce. You can use lemon but I wanted to use lime for this one to give it a little twist. 2 egg yolks 1/2 Tbsp water 1/4 cup butter 1 – 2 Tbsp Lime juice Pinch of sea salt Pinch of […]

Steamed Artichokes & Italian Butter Sauce

Steamed Artichokes & Italian Butter Sauce

Comments (0) | September 17, 2014

Steamed Artichokes & Italian Butter Sauce Recipe This is a simple way to cook artichokes with a delicious sauce to dip them in. Ingredients: 3 – 5 small artichokes Lemon Unsalted butter 1 Garlic Clove Italian Herbs 2 x Lemon Slice Directions: Cut about 1/2 an inch of the top of each artichoke and discard. […]

Fake KFC | Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe

Fake KFC | Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe

Comments (0) | July 30, 2014

This is a clone or fake Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe that I have put together after some research, study and thought. It will not be exactly the same as the secret KFC recipe, for two reasons; 1/ that I would need special equipment like a Winston Pressure Deep Fryer; 2/ I want to make it […]

Pan Fried Pork Chops, Mango Chutney & Gherkin Salad with Sweet Potatoe

Pan Fried Pork Chops, Mango Chutney & Gherkin Salad with Sweet Potatoe

Comments (0) | July 29, 2014

I picked up a jar of Mango Chutney at a vegetarian/Persian style restaurant the other day and I thought that some pan fried pork chops would be a good combination. It would need something as in vegetables like potatoes to make it more complete and I thought Sweet potatoes would be an interesting accompaniment for […]