Lamb Club hand drawn cuts on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Introducing Lamb Club!

Lamb. It’s the stuff of my childhood in Australia. We often had “chops or sausages” for dinner when I was growing up. The chops were ALWAYS lamb chops. Loved them.  It’s a flavour that always brings me back to simpler times of “meat and three veg” and when I cook lamb nowadays, I’m drawn to … Read more

Dorie Greenspan osso bucco on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Osso Buco à l’Arman

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was a perfect chilly-weather comfort food dish – osso buco.  Osso buco translates to “bone with a hole” and generally means round, thick slices cut crosswise from a veal shank, with meat surrounding the central hole of the bone, which is filled with marrow. I wasn’t concerned about … Read more

Green as spring veal stew from Around my French Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Green as spring veal stew

“Herbaceous.” That’s how this week’s French Fridays with Dorie dish (“Green as spring” veal stew, p 262) was described by one of our guests last weekend who was treated to an “experimental” (as in, I’d never made 90% of the dishes we served!) dinner party. What’s that you say – you serve food at dinner … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs grind meat and make breakfast sausage with Emily Richards

If you read my blog way back in 2011, you might remember that Neil and I took part in Charcutepalooza – a group of bloggers working their way through Michael Ruhlman’s “Charcuterie” book.  You might remember that time I tried to grind meat without the blade in the meat grinder. Or the sausage stuffing extravaganza. … Read more