We interrupt this Road Trip to bring you the August Daring Cooks’ Challenge – hosted by LizG of Bits n’ Bites and Anula of Anula’s Kitchen. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make pierogies from scratch and an optional challenge to provide one filling that best represents their locale. When I read this challenge, […]
It all began with an email invitation to apply to host an “Easy and Elegant Dinner Party” sponsored by Calphalon and Williams Sonoma and the House Party website. Both Neil and I received an invite, as we are on the Calphalon mailing list and I jumped at the chance because if you were picked, you […]
James Peytons’ chipotle enchilada sauce Featured in the March 1991 issue of Texas Monthly The cooking of Northern Mexico got its spark from ranching culture, in which food was prepared with indigenous ingredients and cooked over a wood fire. Ingredients •3 to 6 canned chipotle chiles; reserve adobo sauce •3 cloves garlic, minced •1 teaspoon […]
Jamie Oliver’s Chicken and Leek Stroganoff Serves 2 Ingredients Sea Salt and freshly ground black pepper 150g long-grain or Basmati Rice (we used long grain and wild) 1 Large Leek Big handful of Chestnut or Oyster Mushrooms (ooops – forgot these…) 2 Chicken Breasts Olive Oil a knob of butter A glass of white wine […]
Chilli and Kaffir Lime Beef Skewers *recipe permission from Donna Hay Ingredients 1 small red chilli, chopped 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice ¼ cup (60ml) peanut oil 700g rump steak, cut into pieces- 6 kaffir lime leaves, blanched noodle salad 150g dried rice vermicelli noodles ¼ cup coriander (cilantro) leaves 100g snow […]
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