Entries tagged apple

July 3rd, 2012

Apple and radicchio salad


A very simple salad: the sweetness of the apple and the bitterness of the radicchio go really well together. To make: I rubbed the inside of a bowl with a garlic clove, whisked in apple cider vinegar and good quality olive oil, and tossed through a┬ájulienned pink lady apple. I then let it sit for […]

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December 27th, 2010

Whole roast turkey with apple and chestnut stuffing, duck fat potatoes, gravy


For Christmas, of course… Cooking a whole turkey was quite an experience – I hadn’t realised just how big a 5.5kg turkey would be. (For context: a whole chicken is usually about 1.6kg). It actually cooked much faster than I expected – I’d allowed 3.5 hours (a recommended time for a 5kg stuffed turkey), but […]

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September 19th, 2010

Roast chicken with apple and leek stuffing


I got a corn-fed free-range chook from our local gourmet supermarket – much better (and I hope more ethical) than your regular hormone-fed, cage-reared variety. I squeezed some lemon over the carrots in the pan and they ended up with a lovely tartness to them as well. Making the stuffing – I cooked up some […]

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September 6th, 2010

Experiment Cake!


After dinner the other night we felt like some dessert – we decided to make a cake/pudding with what we could find on hand. Unfortunately we had no eggs, only egg yolks, and in our wisdom decided not to follow any recipe, but just to make up something… It ended up including flour, cocoa, egg […]

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