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SKORDALIA: Greek Mashed Potatoes

SKORDALIA: Greek Mashed Potatoes

Most famous for its connection to a certain Edna Everage, the Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds is not the first place¬†you might¬†think of going for traditional Greek food. There is, however, a rare find on Mount Alexander Road worth making the trip for. A rustic […]

RECIPE: Eggplant Pilaf w/ Saffron Rice

RECIPE: Eggplant Pilaf w/ Saffron Rice

Eaten throughout the Middle East and into Asia, pilaf is a dish of rice and either meat, fish or vegetables, cooked together in stock or water. It’s exact origins are unclear with variations of the word existing in Turkish (pilav), Hindi (pulao), and Greek (pilafi) […]

LAMB WRAPS – No Cooking Required

LAMB WRAPS – No Cooking Required

I’ve said it before, but one of the easiest way to use up leftovers while keeping the week interesting is to think about how different cuisines use the ingredients you’ve got in the fridge. lamb wraps After having a Greek-style roast lamb for our main […]

Greek Lamb, Chargrilled over Charcoal w/ Skordalia and Salad

Greek Lamb, Chargrilled over Charcoal w/ Skordalia and Salad

This chargrilled lamb recipe is straight forward Greek cooking – simple ingredients cooked well. Charred crispy lamb over a spit, salads, citrus, olive oil and herbs are integral to the Greek cookbook. It is all about getting the best out of your ingredients and putting […]

Middle Eastern Lamb Merguez Sausage

Middle Eastern Lamb Merguez Sausage

I must confess that sausages are generally not my thing. Perhaps it is that pop you get from biting into the casing, or the often greasy meatiness you get from the traditional fatty pork sausage. These merguez sausages, however, are quite different – more a […]

SPICY CURRY RECIPE: Lamb Madras

SPICY CURRY RECIPE: Lamb Madras

Coming from England, where we have a choice of some of the best curries outside India, I really miss a delicate fragrant Ruby Murray. I don’t know why I have struggled to find good curry in Melbourne – I am more than likely looking in […]

Spicy Lamb Kofte with Crunchy Salad

Spicy Lamb Kofte with Crunchy Salad

One of my favourite memories of eating Lebanese food was a chance stroll down Edgware Rd very late one night a few years ago now. My husband and I used to work hospitality jobs in London and would often finish way past midnight. One of […]

Moussaka

Moussaka

Moussaka is like an unctuous Greek lasagne with layers of eggplant, meat, and bechamel sauce. It is something my Mum would cook for us when I was little and I have fond memories of scoffing this tasty, hearty meal on cold winter evenings in the […]

Braised Lamb Necks

Braised Lamb Necks

Whenever I read about lamb necks it’s always that they’re underused and inexpensive. The latter is definitely true which is perfect if you want to eat meat but are on a tight budget. One lamb neck will comfortably feed two people and if you’re clever […]

Lamb Boreks

Lamb Boreks

Lamb boreks are a great way to use up lamb from the night before. They make a perfect lunchbox filler or have them for supper with salad. makes: 2 total time: 40 minutes INGREDIENTS: Leftover lamb diced or shredded 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic […]