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Greek Leg of Lamb

Greek Leg of Lamb

Continuing with greek theme of my recent posts. This is one of my favourite greek recipes for entertaining up to 6 people. I serve it with a greek salad, pita breads and tzatziki ( a cucumber, mint and garlic dip). Greek Marinade For Lamb 4 […]

Courgette Relish

Courgette Relish

Our courgette and tomato plants are producing an abundance of produce this summer. This is a photo of courgette and tomato relish. Recipe: 8 courgette, grated 10 tomatoes, chopped 2 onions, diced 1 1/2 cups white wine vinegar OR cider vinegar 3/4 cup sugar 1 […]

Smoked Pork ‘n’ Beans

Smoked Pork ‘n’ Beans

8th of February was Super Bowl 50, my sister-in-law’s partner is keen on it, being Canadian himself. He hosted a bit of a party and I offered to do this with a slaw and some corn bread to compliment his chilli and salad (recipes for […]

Plum Jam

Plum Jam

These plums are from my Grandmother’s old plum tree in Wadestown, Wellington. This year has produced a bumper harvest so, what to do with 2½ kg of ripe plums? I decided on a plum jam, it is a great way to use up quantities of […]

Salted Caramel and Chocolate Tart

Salted Caramel and Chocolate Tart

  For the Salted Caramel: 280 g brown sugar (or white) 130 ml cream 200 g butter 1 tsp flakey sea salt   Place ⅓ of the sugar in a heavy based saucepan and melt over a medium heat, stirring with a spatula or wooden […]