Archives for July 2009

Easy Date, Nut and Lemon Slice Recipe

This is a quick and easy recipe, perfect for when friends drop in for afternoon tea or when you are asked to “bring a plate”. Date, Nut & Lemon Slice Recipe Ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 3 tsp butter, melted 1 tbsp water 1 & 1/4 cups self raising flour 185g pitted dates, […]

Simple and Authentic French Beef (Boeuf) Bourguignon Recipe

Celebrate Bastille Day (14 July), the French national holiday, with this authentic French dish. Enjoy with a lovely French red, some good crusty bread, a light salad and good friends for a wonderful dinner. Beef Bourguignon Recipe Ingredients 1kg chuck steak, cut into 3-4cm dice Olive oil 1 large brown onion, diced 1 carrot, peeled […]

Spinach Pie (Greek Spanakopita) Recipe

This is a great, nutritious meal, full of healthy, leafy greens. Spinach Pie (Greek Spanakopita) Ingredients 1 large bunch fresh spinach (in Australia you may find it sold under the name Silverbeet) 1/2 brown onion, finely diced, OR, 3 green shallots, finely chopped 5 eggs, lightly beaten 100g Danish fetta, crumbled 100g Cheddar cheese (it is […]

Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas: Kid Friendly Roast Chicken (& Gravy) Recipe

A well roasted chicken is one of the most simple, easy and spectacular dinners you can make. It only takes a little bit of preparation, and then dinner cooks itself, so don’t be put off by the ‘roast’ word. Purchasing a whole chicken is much cheaper per kilo than any of the individual cuts (breast, […]