Apricots, Apricots, Apricots (Part 2)

It’s Part 2 of my Apricots journey! You may recall from my earlier post I received 6kg of Apricots fresh from my grandmothers tree. I made this delicious Apricot Jam  however that only used 1.5kg of the apricots. With 4.5kg to go, I turned to Sally Wise’s A Year in the Bottle  . There I found…

Fish and Vegetable Stew

In an effort to eat more fish, I picked up this recipe from a Michelle Bridges cook book (of The Biggest Loser Australia fame, The No Excuses Cookbook). With very simple flavours and almost no effort, it seemed like a good addition to our weeknight dinner rotation. While the basic premise is easy and creates…

My Grandma’s Pasties

Once again I have been in my Grandma’s ear, asking her for another of my favourite recipes; this time her beef pasties. Another classic Australian recipe, I’m sure many families enjoyed these at the peak of their popularity and even continue to do so now (despite pastry-wrapped meat having fallen from favour due to the…