Month: March 2017

How to Cook Steamed Pork Buns at Home

How to Cook Steamed Pork Buns at Home

Ok, I know this sounds ridiculously difficult and waaaaay outside the realm of easy-to-make supper recipes, but let me stop you right there. YOU can do this and it’s not that hard! They might not be as pretty as the ones you get at a […]

Frittata with Herbs: Easy Mid-week Recipe

Frittata with Herbs: Easy Mid-week Recipe

Having a decent frittata recipe in your repertoire makes using up leftovers and cooking quick easy mid-week meals all the better. Frittatas require virtually no cooking skills and are the perfect vehicle for leftover meats, vegetables and cheese. This deliciously fragrant recipe uses up the […]

RECIPE: Slow-cooked sticky pork belly with Thai salad

RECIPE: Slow-cooked sticky pork belly with Thai salad

The first time I cooked this dish was with my husband on a visit back to my parents’ house in the UK. Cooking up a feast of Thai curry, salads, rice and this delicious sticky pork number, we spent all day filling up the kitchen […]

RECIPE: Butternut Pumpkin Fritters with Poached Egg and Chili Oil

RECIPE: Butternut Pumpkin Fritters with Poached Egg and Chili Oil

I love breakfast for supper. There’s something slightly naughty about it. I’m not talking about having a big bowl crunchy nut cornflakes for your evening meal which would be ludicrous (it’s clearly a dessert), but rather anything you can have with toast and eggs – […]

SANDWICH: Corned Beef Rubens Roll

SANDWICH: Corned Beef Rubens Roll

A Rubens is the iconic Jewish sandwich. Made world famous by New York deli, Katz’s the Rubens is piles of thinly sliced, cold corned beef with very few other ingredients – usually just a little Swiss cheese and Russian dressing. It’s one of those sandwiches that […]

DUDE FOOD: Corned Beef Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche

DUDE FOOD: Corned Beef Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche

The exact history of corned beef is not certain but has been traced back to Ireland and England where beef was regularly salted for preservation from the Middle Ages onwards. There’s no denying the equally Jewish roots to corned beef either, with salted brisket sandwiches like the Reuben […]

LEFTOVER RECIPE: Penne Pasta with Anchovies, Garlic and Wilted Beetroot Greens

LEFTOVER RECIPE: Penne Pasta with Anchovies, Garlic and Wilted Beetroot Greens

I can honestly say this penne dish is one of my all time favourite leftover pasta recipes. Using up the awkward bits of vegetables that we usually throw away – in this case beetroot stalks and leaves – forces us to get creative in the kitchen […]

RECIPE: Roast Pumpkin Salad with Beetroot and Bacon

RECIPE: Roast Pumpkin Salad with Beetroot and Bacon

Living in Melbourne, home to the world’s most ridiculously changeable weather, it can be hard to plan meals effectively. The forecast might say sunny and 25 all week, but come Thursday it’s a cool 17 degrees and I no longer feel like eating the Thai noodle salad […]

The Shocking True Extent of Australia’s Food Waste Issue

The Shocking True Extent of Australia’s Food Waste Issue

BY DELICIOUS AUSTRALIA TEAM Mar 06, 2017 Food waste is a cultural, environmental and economic problem of staggering proportion, but there is hope. Lindy Alexander talks to those coming to the rescue with way to help curb this global issue. Imagine this: you are at […]

RECIPE: Home-Style Corned Beef

RECIPE: Home-Style Corned Beef

For me, corned beef comes from a tin. A rectangular tin never redesigned for modern can openers – steadfastly attached to a key that snaps halfway around and leaves a ringletted strip of tin flailing like scored ribbon. For my husband, however, corned beef is the traditional salt beef boiled long and […]