Please Pass the Recipe

sharing recipes from one generation to the next

Zucchini Butter

 If I had to name one vegetable I couldn’t live without, it would be zucchini. It’s lucky to earn that honour because my real favourite, tomato, is a fruit. Zucchini … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 22 Comments

Apple Taste Test – Part 2

 After my apple dessert loving husband recently taste tested six common apple varieties found in Australian fruit shops and supermarkets, we decided to subject apples purchased from the Melbourne Slow … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · 14 Comments

Date, Orange and Bitter Leaf Salad

  My third post for The Cookbook Guru, inspired by Paula Wolfert’s “The Food of Morocco” is  Orange, Leafy Green and Date Salad. I loved the idea of this salad the … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 24 Comments

Apple Taste Testing: Part 1

 There has been a lot of discussion about apple desserts in my kitchen in the past week or two. I‘ve recently posted two recipes, Apple Tarte Tatin and Apple Walnut Pie, … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 21 Comments

Apple Walnut Pie

The are many many instances in which the old saying “opposites attract” is true in my marriage. My darling husband has a sweet tooth, a very sweet tooth. I do … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 30 Comments

Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder with Browned Almonds

 Roast lamb was once Australia’s national dish, lamb roasted in the English style with the vegetables sizzling in the pan drippings around the joint. The ubiquitous Anglo Aussie Sunday roast … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 34 Comments

Introducing TDPC – Sandra

Originally posted on The Dinner Party Collective:
Sandra from PleasePassThe Recipe Sharing good food, fine wine and stimulating conversation at the dinner table is my favourite pastime, so planning, cooking…

April 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

Duck Breast Poached in Red Master Stock

I like to eat duck much more than I like to prepare it. It’s not lack of experience, I just don’t feel confident cooking duck, because in the past my … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · 15 Comments

Crushed Spiced Carrot Salad

Last month while I was travelling, contributors to the Cookbook Guru were busy cooking and posting from Paua Wolfert’s The Food of Morocco.” I confess, at the time, I was … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 23 Comments

In My April Kitchen, 2015

Back into the cooking vibe again after a month long holiday in New Zealand, in my kitchen I have souvenirs, memorabilia of my time revelling in fresh organic food, good … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 80 Comments

Cajun Spiced Roasted Vegetable Salad

I had a grand total of two followers when I first posted this recipe, my husband and my daughter. It was my very first post and it received zero attention. … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 29 Comments

Apple Tarte Tatin

Autumn is apple season in New Zealand. M loves apple desserts so it was no surprise when he ordered Apple Tarte Tatin during our recent holiday. The first was very … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 33 Comments

Sustainable Fish Curry

Since watching Australian Sustainable Seafood campaigner Matthew Evans present his SBS documentary “What’s The Catch” late in 2014 I’ve been especially vigilant about the source, the sustainability and the species … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 22 Comments

Lemony Pilau with Toasted Pinenuts

There are several varieties of rice on my pantry shelf, but I confess to falling off the locavore wagon when it comes to this wondrous grain because the irrigation of … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 17 Comments
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