Most of these delicious side-kicks are so yummy they can be eaten as filling meals in their own right with a nice chunk of fresh bread, but they also complement their protein partners perfectly. Sitting demurely next to them on the plate.

Salads are also in this category, I hope you enjoy them!

Forget roast beef, the fillet is in town

Posted on August 7, 2008

[Pepper crust beef fillet with pesto vegetable skewers]

There’s only one way to enjoy beef fillet – rare. (more…)

That’s the way the ‘cauli’ crumbles

Posted on July 26, 2008

[Polenta crumbed cauliflower with parsley dressing]

I’ve been wanting to try crumbing cauliflower with polenta for a long time. If you don’t like cauliflower, I think this dish may change your mind. (more…)

Potatoes get a posh makeover

Posted on July 13, 2008

A posh version of chips anyone?
[Stir fried chilli potato served with oysters]

Here’s a posh way to serve ‘chips’ at your next seafood BBQ. I got the idea from Kylie Kwong while flicking past her show on the Lifestyle Food channel. (more…)

The butcherman comes to my house

Posted on July 6, 2008

[Red wine lamb shanks with herb mash]

Something fantastic has happened and I want to share it with you.

(Hint: the lamb shanks above have something to do with it). (more…)

Nothing beets organic vegetables

Posted on June 18, 2008

[Organic roasted beetroot with vegan coriander pesto]

I’ve just recently started getting a new organic veggie box delivered but decided to wait a few weeks to make sure that it was fabulous before mentioning it here.

So I’m very pleased to report that after only 3 deliveries they’ve got me hook, line and sinker – Doorstep Organics is great! It’s run by a super friendly husband and wife team and the produce is absolutely stunning and reasonably priced – but most importantly it tastes delicious! (more…)

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