Entries tagged bread

May 27th, 2012

Ortiz anchovies, grilled bread, pickled peppers

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This blog is no longer up-to-date-chronologically, and this is barely even a recipe… But, Ortiz anchovies are the best in the entire world, and we ate some a while ago (when it was still sunny in Melbourne, by the looks of it), and I took some photos.

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November 2nd, 2010

Pumpkin and crouton salad, quinoa and asparagus

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We liked the quinoa from the other night so much that we decided to do it again with some left over chicken stock. Quinoa is really easy to cook and makes a great change from rice or polenta. The salad was some large croutons that I made with some stale bread, roast pumpkin, parsley, sage […]

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October 18th, 2010

Chicken and sweet corn soup

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Made using the leftover chicken and stock from last night’s poached chicken.

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September 22nd, 2010

Spaghetti and meatballs

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We saw The Hayloft Project’s re-imagining of Thyestes last week, which was excellent. They managed to take an old Greek tragedy (Greek tragedy being all about dramatic irony), and through some very clever scripting and staging made it even more ironic than the original. I mention it here because it included a very memorable scene involving […]

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September 19th, 2010

Roast chicken with apple and leek stuffing

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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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