As the trees turn to gold, Victoria’s Goldfields Region comes alive. As the sun peaks through the leaves, there is plenty to explore, eat and experience.
As much as I LOVE being single and cooking for one, most recipes “serve 4”.. which is great, as when I’m too lazy to half the ingredients, I cook for 4 and have lots of leftovers to keep me well fed during the week. But sometimes, I get sick of eating the same dish 4 times in the same week.
With the Maggi Just for 2 range, I don’t have to worry about that! It’s just enough for 2 meals.
These are the balls that started it all.
The balls that brought us all closer together.
The balls that broke the ice between us.
I just LOVE meatballs. There’s a new place in town where I can go and take my pick with balls galore on the menu!
I know a lot of people rag on Donna Hay, and she can be rather ditzy on TV, but I’ve had great success with her recipes; and her magazine is what initially sparked my interest in cooking. So, of course I bought her new book; Simple Dinners…. and of COURSE, meatballs were the first dish
So my quest for all things with spice, zest and tang continues, as we venture into Vietnamese cuisine. They almost look like Vietnamese meatballs, I didn’t notice until I actually made the recipe myself. And we all know how much I love meatballs! The nouc cham dipping sauce definitely completes the dish. The patties themselves
Sometimes you want a cookbook that is straight to the point; pretty pictures, easy to follow recipes, one you can grab off the shelf and it will have the answer to that weekday “what am I going to cook!?” dilemma. 50 Fabulous Curries is just that. Page after page of pretty, moreish looking curries that
At the last cooking the books feast, I suggested a Nigella Lawson book, after we decided we didn’t want to do Bourke Street Bakery. Agnes flicked through a few of Nigella’s books that were in Cherrie’s collection, and we decided on her latest book, Kitchen. ALTHOUGH…. as I began to do this post, I noticed
Lots to blog, so little time. And November will be month of the pot luck lunches with the Cookbook Challenge coming to an end; we are having a gathering to celebrate the last theme, and the next Cooking the Books feast scheduled. Not forgetting Celeste’s Malaysian Hawker Feast to come in December, and a few
The frequent readers of this blog are aware of 3 things I ❤; chocolate, ribs and meatballs. I have been starting to sort through my cookbooks as I meal plan what we are going to eat for the week. I have come across MANY meatball recipes that stop me in my tracks. I was even
Woot! I’m back baby! Picked up my laptop from the apple store today after hearing good news from Genius Simon that it was back up and running. I’ve been trying a whole lot of recipes from the Masterchef website. Not always the ones they feature on the show, but also the ones the sponsors put
It’s the first meatballs of 2010! As many of you may know, I have a meatball obsession. So when I was in the mood for meatballs just recently, I decided to pull Bill Granger off the shelf to see if he had the goods. This recipe is a fantastic mid-week meal. I thought it was
It’s another meatball curry! I ❤ meatballs. I ❤ curry. I found another recipe to combine the two, and this time it has a Thai twist. So simple to make, so tasty. I amazed myself with how delicious these were. It just proves, you don’t need to have pasta in a napoli sauce to enjoy
For Father’s Day this year I cooked dinner for my dad instead of buying him something that would sit around collecting dust or serve no purpose. I had wanted to try this recipe for a little while now, and Mum suggested I make it for the dinner I was planning to make. Whilst making it
It’s mid-week cooking time again folks! This week I was tossing up between meatballs and cannelloni. It was a tough decision, but this recipe sold me. Who would have thought to put salami in meatballs? It’s genius! I altered the recipe a bit and added double the quantity of tomatoes as I love lots of