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Braised Beef with Guinness Mushrooms Molasses

Our long hot summer has faded into a glorious autumn. As soon as the sun begins it’s daily descent though, the temperature drops sharply. Dinners have morphed from grills and … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 21 Comments

Beef Stroganoff

i was inspired by my Mum’s beef stroganoff recipe from the 1960s. It was probably the only dish she ever made with added sour cream, and I recall enjoying it … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 21 Comments

Roasted Swiss Brown Mushroom

I remember my Dad collecting baskets full of large field mushrooms in the late autumn after heavy rain, from the cow paddocks of a friend’s farm. Dad would simply clean … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 10 Comments

Raw Mushroom Salad

This is a quick and simple idea that can be useful in many ways, simply as a salad with grilled meat, as a sophisticated tapas, piled high on toasted baguette … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment


Chicken Cacciatore is a simple, rustic dish, but it so delicious that you want to suck the chicken bones clean and mop up every last drop of sauce with a … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment


My blackened wok has been my best mate for close to 40 years. Its beauty lies in the well seasoned surface which has built up over the years. It was … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mushroom, Walnut & Herb Risotto

Many, many years ago we lived in a rural area on a small acreage that had been home to many generations of previous residents. They   had left a wonderful … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment