Tartar Sauce Recipe

A few weekends ago I had a surf and turf meal in mind and with Claud having the steaks ready to go I decided to add calamari with a tartar sauce as my contribution to the Saturday summer afternoon lunch. (more…)

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Pasta la Vista

Hey!!! Last week I was ill and housebound, the first day was a nightmare, thought I was dying a slow, agonizing death. The following day was a lot more bearable and I could taste things again.

For lunch I decided to make pasta; Claud is carb conscious so we hardly have pasta for supper. Inspired by Gordon Ramsay I threw together this easy mushroom and leek pasta. I added bacon… of course. The below quantities made enough for about 3 – 4 servings. (more…)

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Weekend Things

Friday past I was telling friends we need to visit Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants (FFMM) to check out different cuts of meat that are rare to find at the local shops and even more so in the Northern Suburbs. As luck would have it we found ourselves parked right opposite the exact butchery the following day in Woodstock and obviously had to pop inside. (more…)

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Brownies

A chocolate at ours lasts five minutes and if I’m not quick enough I’ll get none.  Sunday past I decided to make a big batch of chocolate brownies with the hopes of it lasting the week to fulfil our chocolate cravings instead of buying them all the time. I couldn’t have been more WRONG! It’s Tuesday today and I managed to bring the last piece with me to work. Luckily I could share some with friends who came to visit over these 3 days. (more…)

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